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Heroin smuggler was Prime Ministers Buddy


Sunday, 15 December 2013 - 12:38 PM SL Time

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Multiple calls for resignation | Coordinating Secretary says letter issued was routine

Prime Minister D.M.Jayarathne has come under immense pressure from constituent parties of the Government as well from the Opposition to resign from his position and disclose his relations with the ones who are involved in the heroin scandal.The matter was raised in Parliament by the United National Party (UNP) and the Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) last week and representatives from both parties questioned Prime Minister DM Jayarathne s silence on the matter.

JHU leader Ven. Dr. Omalpe Sobitha Thera on Thursday wrote to the IGP N. K. Illangakoon urging him to conduct a full scale investigation into the case where a large stock of heroin from Pakistan was brought to Sri Lanka. The Thera had requested the IGP to bring the culprits to book, regardless of their positions or powers they wield.

UNP MP Ajith Perera told media personnel on Friday that the Prime Minister was fully responsible and he could not wash his hands off as he was the person who appointed his secretaries. MP Perera also urged the Premier to resign from his position to facilitate ongoing inquiries.Meanwhile, Keerthi Sri Weerasinghe, the Coordinating Secretary at the center of the controversy, told The Nation that he only followed procedure by issuing the letter to Tharanga Vittachchi, a known person and a local government politician of the Premier s party. He also added that he was in a position address the needs of those who come to meet the Prime Minister for minor-scale matters.

Weerasinghe said he never made any requests or orders to release the container, but to consider a waiver of demurrage as the company, Rohaan Impex, had failed to clear the container for two and a half months. However, the subject line of his letter, which addresses the South Asia Gateway Terminal (Pvt) Ltd, also asks for a waiver of Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) charges. Vittachchi, according to Weerasinghe, had come with the Pakistani national to collect the letter. The Nation reliably learns that the Police is in possession of conclusive evidence of the close friendship between the suspected smuggler and the Prime Minister s family.

He also said that he had resigned from the post of Coordinating Secretary to the Prime Minister and the Minister to the Buddha Sasana. The copy of the resignation letter which he provided to us shows that he has resigned from the post of Coordinating Secretary to the Minister of Buddha Sasana and Religious Affairs. In the controversial letter concerning the container he has signed as Coordinating Secretary to the Prime Minister .

Meanwhile Gampola Urban Council member Vittachchi refused to make any comment on the grounds that he had given a comprehensive statement to the police. However, he accepted that he had a close affiliation with the Prime Minister as well as his son, Central PC Member Anuradha Jayarathne. In his statement, Vittachchi had told the Police that he only helped a Pakistan national whom he knew as an importer and exporter of spices and tea. attempts The Nation made to contact Provincial Councilor Anuradha Jayarathne did not bear fruit as he had gone outstation with his father. His mobile phone had been diverted to the office. Police spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana said the Police Narcotic Bureau was conducting investigations and had already recorded statements from relevant parties. He also said the controversial shipment had reached Colombo on June 6 and had not been checked for nearly three months.
JHU stalwart and Western Provincial Council Member Udaya Gammanpila said that the Prime Minister s prolonged silence has created big doubt over the issue and it is high time for him to disclose his version of the story.

Full Article: http://www.nation.lk/edition/news-online/item/23689-heroin-smuggler-was-pm s-buddy.html#sthash.VxQUu7s4.dpuf


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LK Information  15 Dec 2013 07:00:01 GMT  Report for Abuse  
Lanka pays British MP Pounds 3,412 to attend Business Forum

A Democratic Unionist Party Member of Parliament in the British House of Commons has declared that he was paid around Sterling Pounds 3,412 to attend the Commonwealth Business Forum in Colombo. The event was held ahead of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting last month.

Parliamentarians in the UK are required by statute to declare foreign funds, gifts or invitations they receive. Ian Paisley Jnr, (North Antrim) who has come to Sri Lanka on previous visits hosted by the Government, had been paid Sterling Pounds 2,812 for flights to Colombo and a further Sterling Pounds 600 for accommodation. The visit was from November 11 to 15.

The purpose of the visit has been declared as to speak at the Commonwealth Business Forum. Payments to the MP have been made by the Sri Lanka High Commission in London

The non-declaration in the House of Commons register of an invitation extended to him cost the job of one time British Defence Secretary Liam Fox.


Fox became 'Used Condom'..LOL !

BTW, is there any charges against Sinhala king for Smuggling people from abroad for 'Speaking' in CHOGM business forum??

All expenses paid holiday along with per diem for most of the CHOGM delegates..

'Miracle of Asia' Roxxx..LOL !

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Edited By - chennaiguuy - 15 Dec 2013 07:04:46 GMT
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LK Information  15 Dec 2013 07:32:56 GMT  Report for Abuse  
There is nothing wrong and it is not a news at all.

It becomes a news and a problem only if any of these punde aandys are honest!

Top to bottom all are horas.
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An opposition to the President and the powerful in the Rajapaksas is developing within the government. Filing complaints at the Bribery Commission against nine ministers while the debate for the budget is continuing is the immediate cause for this. The scheme came to light when officials of the Bribery Commission held a media conference and talked about the complaints.

Sources in the government have stated that the complaints to the Bribery Commission have been filed against Ministers who had taken a stance against Rajapaksas. On the other day Minister Gamini Vijith Vijayamuni Zoysa, speaking on a stage where the President himself was present, said he knew that the President was having his file as well.

However, in an informal discussion between Members of the opposition and the government in Parliament corridor regarding the issue of the complaints to the Bribery Commission, a Minister had said, We too have files of Rajapaksas that ha
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How long this Yes yes Peries thief the Cheap Jastish can dance? If their association is not genuine then they have to fall out one day.

Even appe back wiping Hakmana goon may get the boot soon!

Following the escalation of the rift between MaRa and chief justice (CJ) (cheat justice) Mohan Peiris , Medamulana MaRa has given instructions to the IGP to immediately withdraw the motor bike security contingent (which precedes CJ s convoy) allocated to Peiris.

The police headquarters provides the necessary motor bike security contingent (which precede their convoys) to VIPs of the country .The security provided to the chief justice (CJ) is by the Judicial security division affiliated to the police security division. Kumarasiri Hettige the secretary in charge of parliamentary affairs of Medamulana MaRa, and a notorious MaRa lackey had telephoned the IGP and instructed him to withdraw the motor bike security contingent of the CJ forthwith.

After the appointment of Mohan Peiris to the post of CJ , he was provided with four STF soldiers and an STF officer for his security in addition to the JSD security detail.

Hettige the MaRa lackey who spoke to the IGP has also asked for the lists of names of the additional STF soldiers , and the JSD security contingent of the CJ.

Interestingly , when Medamulana MaRa conspired to oust the lawful chief justice Shiranee Bandaranaike (still she is the CJ ) of the country earlier on , as a prelude to such a dastardly action , he curtailed her security contingent.
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DHOBI Somay nangi,
It's never too late to realize you are stupid. Let me do the honours:))
So Mahinda college is too a school. Only difference is the founder is a Buddhist (Henry Olcot aka Anagarika Darmapala)

Then Sir Henry Olcot aka Anagarika Darmapala who converted to Buddhism initiated to teach Buddhism in schools

Now let's take a look at this sentence. You say twice in last thread 'Henry Olcot aka Anagarika Dharmapala', in page 35 and 39.
Let me give you some basic information first
Definition of AKA - Also Known As
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Steel_Olcott

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anagarika_Dharmapala

:)))

Now the rest of this post is going to be very embarrassing for you, the self proclaimed PROUD SOUTHENER:))
You say that Mahinda College was founded by 'Henry Olcott aka Anagarika Dharmapala'. According to what you write here, Henry Steel Olcott the retired American military officer is Also Known As Anagarika Dharmapala, who was a Sri Lankan formerly known as Don David Hewawitharana.
LOL

Just look at the way you distort history. Mix up the very basic knowledge of the history of this island.
That's why I always say that you are nothing but a primitive like that monkey Chennaiguuy from TN. You must be the missing link scientists talk about.
:)))
LOL

Then Sir Henry Olcot aka Anagarika Darmapala who converted to Buddhism initiated to teach Buddhism in schools

LMAO:))))
Thaks for this beautiful entertainment:)))

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Megashane,
Machan, honestly, whatever the differences we have and however bad our discussion took place, I'd still love to sit with you for a drink and all paid by me.
I haven't laughed this much on LNP for a looong time.
What you wrote about Olcott and Dharmapala are all time classics of LNP:) No doubt about that.
I hope I can meet you one day in Australia during my travels and find a few hours for a drink and and a chat. For sure I'm going to break a rib laughing.
Cheers!
LOL
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LK Information  15 Dec 2013 08:35:21 GMT  Report for Abuse  
I'd still love to sit with you for a drink and all paid by me.


hak hak danwath okawa athaarapan ape somiya apita deela...hak hak
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Now the rest of this post is going to be very embarrassing for you, the self proclaimed PROUD SOUTHENER:))
You say that Mahinda College was founded by 'Henry Olcott aka Anagarika Dharmapala'. According to what you write here, Henry Steel Olcott the retired American military officer is Also Known As Anagarika Dharmapala, who was a Sri Lankan formerly known as Don David Hewawitharana.
LOL


machang mooge aten ellanda oney piiya kelinwenawada balanda....kerrrri b@lla ape Adikathuruthumata karapu nigrahayata.
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LTTE Arms Dealer Gota's Buddy.

Human Smuggler Namal's Buddy.

Kudu Dumiya 'Sudu Putha' Gota's Buddy.

what's wrong with PM....he is following Bros Co.,
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LK Information  15 Dec 2013 08:44:17 GMT  Report for Abuse  
Heroin has become a Essential item in daily life.

Mathata Thitha !

Edited By - Damed - 15 Dec 2013 08:46:08 GMT
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