Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Main opposition party of Sri Lanka seeks a parliamentary debate on Welikada Prison riot report
Mon, Jan 20, 2014, 08:52 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 20, Colombo: Sri Lanka's main opposition United National Party (UNP) says it will seek a parliamentary debate of the report on the Welikada Prison riot in 2012.

UNP parliamentarian Lakshman Kiriella said the government should table the report in parliament and allow a discussion on it.

The three member commission appointed to probe the prison massacre that resulted in the death of 27 inmates has reportedly stated that the prisoners, who were armed with the weapons stolen from prison armory, were killed by themselves.

According to the UNP MP, the government should not be allowed to conceal the report and the "ridiculous" comments in the report should be challenged.

The Welikada Prison riot report is to be submitted to President Mahinda Rajapaksa as well.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lanka police arrest navy personnel in connection with murder of Tamil MP
-- [6 minutes ago]
Sri Lankan businessman accused of financial irregularities released on bail
-- [21 minutes ago]
Sri Lanka's Supreme Court dismisses FR petition filed against former President
-- [25 minutes ago]
Sri Lanka Marxist party to meet President on electoral reforms
-- [6 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Supreme Court to hear FR petition against Central Bank governor on April 28
-- [6 hours ago]
Russia - Sri Lanka Tourism does focused brand building
-- [8 hours ago]
Sri Lanka's Cinnamon Lakeside hotel partially closed for repairs
Complaint lodged at Sri Lanka's Bribery Commission against government minister
Interim committee to be appointed to run Sri Lanka Cricket Board
Sri Lankan court impounds passport of Chinese executive

Copyright © 2000, 2014 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.