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::

* Complaint lodged against Sri Lanka opposition MP Mangala Samaraweera
Sat, Jun 28, 2014, 01:18 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

June 27, Colombo: A retired disabled officer of Sri Lanka Air Force lodged a complaint today against opposition United National Party (UNP) parliamentarian Mangala Samaraweera.

The plaintiff is a resident of Pannipitiya. He lodged the complaint at Mirihana police station this noon.

Police media spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana said that the complaint was under probe. Police earlier said that the advice of Attorney General had been sought to act against MP Mangala Samaraweera under the Official Secrets Act of No. 32 of 1955 for divulging state intelligence secrets.

Mangala Samaraweera is accused of naming several former and present intelligence officers as engaged in instigating recent communal violence in Aluthgama and Dharga Town.

UNP MP Ajith Perera pointed out today at a press conference that the government had not still denied what MP Samaraweera said.

He argued that stating it as an official secret was admitting the fact is true.

** Related Story :: Investigation on Sri Lanka opposition MP for claim to divulge state intelligence information

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lanka Supreme Court dismisses petition against resettlement of displaced in Wilpattu Forest Reserve
-- [1 hour and 0 minutes ago]
No income taxes imposed on money sent by migrant workers under the new Act, Minister emphasizes
-- [1 hour and 15 minutes ago]
Sri Lanka's new Foreign Minister assures to build country's image
-- [2 hours ago]
Student activist Ryan Jayalath surrenders to court, remanded
-- [3 hours ago]
PM reviews progress on flood relief in Matara district
-- [4 hours ago]
Sri Lanka - Viet Nam economic ties reach new heights
-- [4 hours ago]
Sri Lanka keen to strengthen bilateral relations with Lebanon
-- [4 hours ago]
'Heta Dakina Ranil' photographic exhibition on Sri Lanka Prime Minister opens
Development and National Lotteries Boards brought back to Finance Ministry
Norwegian research vessel Dr Fridtjof Nansen to arrive next year to assist Sri Lanka in assessment of marine resources

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.