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* Sri Lankan Muslim Minister to enlighten international community on communal violence
Mon, Jun 16, 2014, 10:47 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

June 16, Colombo: Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) leader and Minister of Justice Rauf Hakeem said he was ashamed and worried about failing to provide security to his people at the communal violence occurred yesterday causing three deaths and injuries to many people.

Hakeem emphasized that he would decide the future with the ruling alliance government today after discussing with the SLMC parliamentarians and Ministers.

Minister Hakeem said that police failed to take action in advance to prevent the carnage although the readiness for it was visible for a long time.

The SLMC leader further said that as the Justice Minister he will take legal action against extremist Buddhist group Bodu Bala Sena led by a rebel monk.

The Minister said that he would enlighten the international community about the incidents in Beruwala electorate.

He further stated that he could not remain silent as a Minister of the government although he does not want to put the President and the government in a difficult situation.

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