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Don’t expect any more arrests of those alleged to have committed acts of corruption or any more political reforms from this government, the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) said on Thursday.

JVP Leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake who addressed a public seminar in Tangalle said no one else would be arrested because such arrests were being blocked by political interference.

He blamed the present situation on both the United National Party (UNP) and the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP).

Mr. Dissanayake said there was political interference by the UNP because the party feels that it would be an advantageous position if the SLFP was be divided over the Rajapaksa clan turning out to be powerful while there is interference by the SLFP because President Maithripala Sirisena was keen not retain the support of his party members.

“This is the present situation despite an assurance given to us by President Sirisena that he will not nominate any one facing corruption charges,” he said.

Mr. Dissanayake said same thing was happening with regard to the controversial sale of Central Bank bonds which too would be swept under the carpet.

He said the country had come to a standstill with the only solution left was to hold a general election but this too was being delayed by the President for political reasons,. (YP)


  Comments - 17

  • de silva Saturday, 30 May 2015 09:49 AM

    The people will teach a lesson to UNP and the SLFP this time

    DJ Monday, 01 June 2015 09:46 AM

    Anura do not play to the gallery give all info u have re investigations, then the public will decide

    Shamantha Welgama Sunday, 31 May 2015 12:39 PM

    JVP is the only available option nowadays, nobody else.Need more JVP members to the parliament, they are educated, can do, right attitude, talented. Has a clear vision.

    mountain Sunday, 31 May 2015 09:46 AM

    Then we will make another. So thinking to whom we support. We will let you know then vote for him. OK mad citizens. via DM Android App

    namal Sunday, 31 May 2015 01:45 AM

    if u look at the persons arrested by the fccid .lot of them are mr supporters. thieves like mervin switched their support to my3 therefor they did not get any punishment or even a inquiry

    Cheers Saturday, 30 May 2015 02:36 PM

    Mate shut your dirty mouth and do something productive to the country or plant some sweet potatoes

    Hoodwinked Saturday, 30 May 2015 02:35 PM

    You r right comrade. Like wheels within wheels there are deals within deals. Ranil the coffee mate of mahinda,will always safeguard the rajapakse family.

    Dingi Saturday, 30 May 2015 10:51 AM

    Anura,Thats why we are expecting more seats to your partyDingi

    Krisnan Saturday, 30 May 2015 10:05 AM

    Com. Anura, You also lost ground justifying Un-professional Police Junta mis-using public property Act. and dirty background of those junta officers. Public sector employees who had trust on you also now lost with act of Police Junta. Why not get experience Audit to find preliminary investigation before getting Police Junta involve ?

    Lima Saturday, 30 May 2015 01:04 AM


    wasala ya Saturday, 30 May 2015 09:40 AM

    What about investigating JVP killings of thousands???

    Rohana Saturday, 30 May 2015 09:14 AM

    you are 100% correct.No development since jan.10th

    kamal Saturday, 30 May 2015 08:25 AM

    we cant satisfy about president Sirisena and this government. they do nothing for country is going backward.

    Gunda Saturday, 30 May 2015 06:38 AM

    Only inquiries but no action to take corrupt to court. All only play acting. Even one Commissioner of Bribery Comm resigning all part of the plan to delay. Other Commissioners if Self respecting should resign as they serve no purpose and let a new set of Comm do this important work.

    Bala Saturday, 30 May 2015 06:33 AM

    Fully agreed that everything is orchestrated enough to show that the corrupt will be punished but nothing will happen. Still after five months not a single person has been charged in a court. Even the straightforward Weerawansa passport case still no court action. Only inquiries and press releases.

    Lanka Watch Saturday, 30 May 2015 02:26 AM

    Anura - Please keep pressing the case as the Govt. (SLFP/UNP) looking for loopholes to avoid furtherarrests and release those indicted due lack of evidence.Once again, people will turn to you for a good governance.

    Mahinda Saturday, 30 May 2015 02:18 AM

    Well said Anura

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