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Parliamentarians Vasudeva Nanayakkara and Wimal Weerawansa today submitted a complain to the Bribery Commission regarding a probe into a Ports Authority land that was provided to a private company on which the Supreme Court had earlier asked that action be taken against ex-President Chandrika Kumaratunga.

The former ministers charged that the Bribery Commission, the Criminal Investigation Division and the Attorney General had been directed by the Supreme Court to look into the matter but no action had been taken for the past seven years.  

“The 10-acre land that belonged to the Ports Authority was used for bunkering. During Chandrika Kumaratunga’s regime it was handed over to a private company,” Nanayakkara said.  

The parliamentarian had then filed a petition in the Supreme Court which had directed the authorities to re-acquire the land and compensate the ports authority workers who were unemployed due to the move.  

 “No action has been taken for the past seven years and therefore we decided to complain the Bribery Commission of the Supreme Court order and inquire into the action that have been taken over the matter,” the former National Languages and Social Integration Minister of said. (Sanath Desmond)


Video by Sanath Desmond

  Comments - 96

  • Bala Friday, 01 May 2015 12:17 PM

    Dear Vasu and WW - what were you doing when you two were poojafying ministers and cringing under MR. Now you are brave is it.

    TONY Thursday, 30 April 2015 05:59 PM


    Enough Enogh Thursday, 30 April 2015 06:03 PM

    jobless babies has something to do, under your king regime why u did not do this. now only want to bark?She is one of the best politician unlike Mahinda

    sujith Thursday, 30 April 2015 06:15 PM

    This action is of no value,Chandrika never takes bribes like wimal pachawansa who is about to be arrested for his corrupt dealings, who has no formal qualifications at all,they should confiscate all his properties

    Ram Friday, 01 May 2015 05:00 AM

    Mr Weerawansa, Why blame MS

    Mohamed Thursday, 30 April 2015 06:20 PM

    Thank god, they can go to Bribery commission and complain now. unlike in Mara regime period.

    Ruwan Friday, 01 May 2015 05:38 AM

    Glad to see that you are making use of Yahapalanaya ... Also it appears that you who were elected by the people to represent the people have been asleep for 7 years - why?Sorry gentlemen - you just filed a no-confidence motion against yourselves in my mind. No more votes for you from me... EVER!

    Suq Madique Friday, 01 May 2015 12:36 PM

    The work of bankrupt politicians

    neilwijeratne Saturday, 02 May 2015 05:20 AM

    As if they have nothing to do.So do it at the Bribery Commission .One of these guys is already embalmed and on his way out.

    Handipora Thursday, 30 April 2015 06:36 PM

    What was their boss doing for the past eight years since taking the government reigns after CBK, in whose government these two musketeers were holding important positions?

    REALPATRIAT Friday, 01 May 2015 06:54 AM


    Tilak Thursday, 30 April 2015 06:37 PM

    What about the back-door DPL posting to Embassy in Washington 2014? Can we looking to that too?

    vuunaya Thursday, 30 April 2015 06:45 PM

    what is his partywhat is his policywhat is he going this man already sold his soul and his policy for cheap

    dulan Friday, 01 May 2015 07:11 AM

    when 2 of u are jobless after next elections pl continue with more complaints against UNP politicians Chandrika etc

    sanjay g Thursday, 30 April 2015 06:53 PM

    very good show

    Rdf Friday, 01 May 2015 07:19 AM

    Why did this Hippocratis keep their mouth shut when they were in power.

    Rufus Norton Friday, 01 May 2015 12:57 PM

    This bankrupt fool is now using Wimalawathie as his crutch to dig up some rubbish that is of no benefit to t his country or people. This is his mission now as he has no leg to stand on.

    Sisira Thursday, 30 April 2015 06:56 PM


    haris Thursday, 30 April 2015 06:58 PM

    well done for ege wairaya

    paackeer Friday, 01 May 2015 07:26 AM

    where was this file until now.

    Roger Friday, 01 May 2015 07:30 AM

    What were you two doing for the last seven years? Yes if there were wrong deals done action should be taken. Please let the public know why you were silent and still silent about the allegations over the past ten years. You were silent on the 18 th ammendment, but gave all you had against the 19th and finally all who talked big subdued. Please dont play with my3 . He will do what is expected by the people.

    Veritas Thursday, 30 April 2015 07:01 PM

    Crooks chasing crooks. Where were you these seven years?

    bernard Devasurendra Friday, 01 May 2015 01:16 PM

    thanks for yahapalanaya these ideots could file a petition

    Tissa Thursday, 30 April 2015 06:58 PM

    they are the same MPs who oppose mahindas summons.they are same people went against the former President. are they fools or us via DM Android App

    Niru Thursday, 30 April 2015 07:02 PM

    All these years vasideva kept quiet because the company bigwigs were close with MR, but things are different now..

    DONT PUT PUSH TALK Thursday, 30 April 2015 07:03 PM

    “No action has been taken for the past seven years and therefore we decided to complain the Bribery Commission" well said from a blockhead we have to thick about (BC) cause past seven years there working with WHOM??

    luckyweeramantry Saturday, 02 May 2015 07:01 AM

    Boruwansa And Vasuwansa Is Jobless, People Know Who The Real Rogues.These Two Mad Men Will Be rejected And Ejected From Politics At The Next Elections. They Are Day Dreamers

    Rajan Vairawanathan Thursday, 30 April 2015 07:06 PM

    This is bull. What were these doing for 7 years? They should all be jailed for supporting corruption.

    Prasanna Thursday, 30 April 2015 07:09 PM

    Bring all culprits to Books.

    surasena Friday, 01 May 2015 07:55 AM

    Is this the case PB Jayasundara was punished? If it is , now I can understand why these guys are active.

    Upul Thursday, 30 April 2015 07:14 PM

    What are you talking Mr. Lemon Puff? You guys were in power during the period you were talking about (7 years before). You tell us why you didnt bring this up during that period.

    Appachchi Thursday, 30 April 2015 07:36 PM

    Why did not the MR regime did not take action for 07 years.....The first question is why you did not take action during the time you were in power.....Second is why are you guys so stressed about "Horu Alleema"....You guys looted public money and now are worried about investigations..

    Madduma Bandara Thursday, 30 April 2015 07:40 PM

    Even Robbers are given a chance to produce their case now. Well done Yahapalanaya

    sam Friday, 01 May 2015 08:18 AM

    They are still hoping for MR to come back so that they can continue to enjoy the privileges they had under MR. Poor Vasu, you have betrayed many who had lot of respects for you.

    luckyweeramantry Saturday, 02 May 2015 07:55 AM

    The Old Fashioned Vasu Is Neither Left Or Right, He Is In No Mans Land.

    edward Friday, 01 May 2015 08:26 AM

    Who got the proceeds of selling Bank of Ceylon building and who purchased a royal palace in London from that proceeds also need to investigate.

    MightyAnt Thursday, 30 April 2015 07:53 PM

    I have seen to movie Space Odyssey where humans were put to hibernation. We all though it was all science fiction. No it is not. These guys have been in hibernation for 7 years.

    Kiris Baba Amaray Friday, 01 May 2015 08:28 AM

    That is also a bogus file which MR kept and played games.

    Don Friday, 01 May 2015 08:29 AM

    This is unbelievable as these two guys were sleeping for the last 10 years.I believe this is called revenge.They say that the present government is revengeful and if that the case what are they doing.We should have honest people in the next parliament.

    luckyweeramantry Saturday, 02 May 2015 07:59 AM

    Aiyo 2 Rotten Eggs

    Desmond Jeromme Friday, 01 May 2015 08:29 AM

    Still they are washing clothes to MR, shameless idiots.

    Dharshana W Thursday, 30 April 2015 08:00 PM

    of the seven years that the Bribery Commission has not acted on this six years and eight months of that time was when the MR regime was in power of which these two complainants were ministers of.I do not even want to comment on Wimal W, as he is a below garbage in the present political context, but Wasudewa going as the main person in lodging this complaint shows that all of these small parties are desperately trying to clinch to the delusionary "MR Power base", which in my opinion has eroded exponentially in the last few weeks.

    luckyweeramantry Saturday, 02 May 2015 08:03 AM

    Imagine If Ali Baba Was There, These 2 Idiots Will Be Enjoying All The Glamour

    RF Thursday, 30 April 2015 08:01 PM

    So they know that for the past 7 years nothing worked and now there is law and order so that they are filing action now.

    Horri Jimonis Friday, 01 May 2015 08:30 AM

    First of all let them answer - how millions bribe that they got from MR.

    Premalal Thursday, 30 April 2015 08:08 PM

    You clowns were in power during the past seven years. It appears that you were responsible for influencing the judiciary to refrain from investigation.

    luckyweeramantry Saturday, 02 May 2015 08:05 AM

    2 2 Tango

    luckyweeramantry Saturday, 02 May 2015 08:05 AM

    Mission Impossible!

    Bala Thursday, 30 April 2015 08:10 PM

    Very good. Action must also be taken against the BC,CID and AG of seven years ago during MRs reign. Go for it. And find out why no action was taken - if by direct or indirect pressure.

    Premalal Thursday, 30 April 2015 08:10 PM

    Please Mr President do not give nominations to these clowns. The country is fed up of them and they are not funny any more.

    Horri Jimonis Friday, 01 May 2015 08:35 AM

    If Chandrika digs up the inner history of these two idiots, they will halt in Jail.

    luckyweeramantry Saturday, 02 May 2015 08:10 AM

    Very Soon The 2 Will Be Given An Induced Coma For Life By The People

    Frustration Thursday, 30 April 2015 08:17 PM

    Suver grapes for Vasu, Wansa

    Kiris Baba Amaray Friday, 01 May 2015 08:39 AM

    If we dig up their dirty politics, then they will have to hide themselves.

    Push Friday, 01 May 2015 08:42 AM

    Why so late. Take out the files of MR as well.

    Lokka Thursday, 30 April 2015 08:20 PM

    She speaks like a saint and one who fought up to 75% of the terrorist war. During her incumbency as the President, it was the darkest period of this country.

    LF Friday, 01 May 2015 08:42 AM

    Why were they silent for the past 7 years, while holding powerful positions in the previous government. Being a former president would these two protest later?

    Alister. Sydney Thursday, 30 April 2015 08:27 PM

    V asu has proved that he is like Wimla. I had a good opinion about. Him,but. Poor Vasu needs Mahinda for his survival like Wimal.Wimal is better than you.IF you are clean man then you should tell all abt MAhinda and Co.Are u using VIcki also against government?

    onlooker Thursday, 30 April 2015 08:33 PM

    They are trying to establish that President is legally liable and should be prosecuted, if it is applicable to Chandrika K, then Mahinda R, is also liable and can be prosecuted for his mis deeds causing loss to state. We have to thank Vasu

    jolly bird Friday, 01 May 2015 08:45 AM

    Dig digger D iggers via DM Android App

    Mailmen Friday, 01 May 2015 08:47 AM

    Big talk. No talk by these two when their big boss and brothers were robbing this country dry. via DM Android App

    Mevan Thursday, 30 April 2015 08:34 PM

    "Maru dabala". Like Laurl and Hardy.

    jolly bird Friday, 01 May 2015 08:49 AM

    WHAT AN IDEAL (HIRED) PAIR via DM Android App

    sarath Friday, 01 May 2015 08:55 AM

    they were under the mat

    Henry Friday, 01 May 2015 08:57 AM

    Nothing will happen all are in safe hands...

    Minor Kalpesh Thursday, 30 April 2015 08:48 PM

    These two chaps are so desperate to get some power. I thought Vasu is a gentleman. His behaviors recently show that he is another fool. I have no respect for Wimal. Why these two waited for 10 years to take CBK to BC. Probably they are as usual dancing to the tune of MR

    Matilda Ellepola Friday, 01 May 2015 09:03 AM

    This case has passed its expired date and this looks how impotent these people are.. what were you doing for 10 whole years?

    jolly bird Friday, 01 May 2015 09:00 AM


    R.K.P.Durai Thursday, 30 April 2015 08:53 PM

    Good move, but took seven long years. Proves that you two were inebriated and in deep slumber for more than seven years and woke up after the 19A was passed yesterday. Everyone knows what you all are up to .

    watch Friday, 01 May 2015 09:04 AM

    This action from Vasu proves his attitude and true picture, I have been thinking that he is a good politician, now he proved the other way around together with his partner.

    Walimuni Abeysekera Friday, 01 May 2015 09:05 AM

    Under yahapalanaya it is better to look at CBK,s acts too.

    desertfox Thursday, 30 April 2015 09:10 PM

    so these guys were sleeping for 7 years. just realised this case not active and had come forward out of duty to the nation. Stupidy at its best.

    edraa Friday, 01 May 2015 09:05 AM

    these bankrupt fellows should be kicked out of politics they are working on a different agenda via DM Android App

    jolly bird Friday, 01 May 2015 09:10 AM


    Ivo Friday, 01 May 2015 09:46 AM

    "Justice delayed is Justice denied"Being a former minister and advisor of the former govt.both these two also standIndicted for willful negligence,together with their govt.

    Parani Friday, 01 May 2015 09:47 AM

    Were you in a deep sleep for last 07 years ?

    Harith Thursday, 30 April 2015 10:06 PM

    This is a really good opportunity for the voters to see whether this good governance government actually keeps it promises.

    Bala Friday, 01 May 2015 10:20 AM

    Dear Vasu

    kondaya77 Thursday, 30 April 2015 10:23 PM

    Tick for tack, after 7 years ? these two monkeys could have brought this up when their chief and his brother both crooks were in power.

    Polishedc Friday, 01 May 2015 10:21 AM

    All the complainants should be in Jail

    S.A.B.N. Friday, 01 May 2015 10:21 AM

    Dear Vaasu...........Shall we go ahead with your COPE findings in a speedy way too

    Ashthak Friday, 01 May 2015 10:28 AM

    What took u so long

    Mirror Friday, 01 May 2015 10:40 AM

    No leg to stand on... searching for crutches.Do these two crooks think that they can fool everyone, all the time? But they have had quite a run...

    Burudeva Thursday, 30 April 2015 10:44 PM

    Aney Burudeva.. Out of these 7 years when MR was whacking the money of the people did you "Forget" to check on this matter?? What changed suddenly?

    Les Friday, 01 May 2015 10:48 AM

    Looks like awake from a coma after a 7 years.What is their thinking?Can they fool people in this way?There is a quote by William Shakespeare"A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool"

    BE Fair Thursday, 30 April 2015 11:17 PM

    Seven years no action, whose period was that, and why the hell did you wake up now

    dilanr Thursday, 30 April 2015 11:19 PM

    and u had to wait till today to do so.wat happened during the last 7 years. via DM Android App

    Malli Thursday, 30 April 2015 11:42 PM

    Who was the executive president in 2007? Was it CBK or MR? what is Modawansa complaining about good governance and not following supreme court orders of 2007.that is why the whole country rose up and changed on January 8th, 2015!

    Suresh Friday, 01 May 2015 12:07 AM

    This judgment was apparently given 7 years ago. These two guys were senior ministers under that government, so why did they wait for seven years to take action. This shows there was not even a place to complaint against these things under the previous regime

    OMG Friday, 01 May 2015 11:10 AM

    This is confusing. The land is sold to John Keels, then they find out it is a fraud and the land is taken back and compensation paid. So what is the problem now? In the mean time how come there is no probe how Wimal gathered all this wealth in such a short duration.

    Jinadasa Waduge Friday, 01 May 2015 11:14 AM

    Good, but why were you hiding all these allegations during the past ten years while you were Ministers of the MR regime. Was it because MR had a deal with John Keels?.

    chux Friday, 01 May 2015 11:15 AM

    Vasu and wimal you both were part of a regime which were full of crooks and both failed to brought up all isuues pertaining to crimes you both are a shame to our nation

    thira Friday, 01 May 2015 11:18 AM

    Really.. really.. for seven years these two were part of the government that should have dealt with the issue. They have just woken up. Seriously, Wimalawathi is the lokuma hora. Mr Wasu on the other hand has some good qualities that I respect, but sadly that will not last for too long if he hangs around wimalawathi.

    Daya Friday, 01 May 2015 11:21 AM

    vasu now r u a leftist or MR sympathier via DM Android App

    Vadivel Friday, 01 May 2015 02:37 AM

    Vasu! Vasu! You have become a comedian now. Aiyo! Aiyo!

    Jay Friday, 01 May 2015 11:59 AM

    Since they were part of the Government that ignored the Supreme Court ruling they mention, I hope they can be held for contempt of Court.

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