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 Lankan President invited for the International Solar Summit in New Delhi
-- [3 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Army appoints Court-of-Inquiry to probe grenade explosion in bus
-- [4 hours ago]
Sri Lanka's ex-diplomat Udayanga Weeratunga issued Interpol Red Notice
-- [4 hours ago]
Ceylinco Life's net profit surges 95-pct to Rs.6 Bn
-- [6 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Opposition Leader apprises U.S. lawmaker on political situation after local government election
-- [6 hours ago]
Significant changes in UNP ministerial portfolios expected in cabinet reshuffle
-- [6 hours ago]
Sri Lanka needs more private sector involvement in development to become an upper middle-income country - WB Director
-- [7 hours ago]
Indian government announces scholarships for Sri Lankan students to study Hindi in India
-- [8 hours ago]
Sparking Young Creativity: IgniterSpace celebrates two years of social impact with three major accolades
-- [8 hours ago]
Wycliffe Gordon in Colombo to Jazz up 70 years of U.S - Sri Lankan partnership #USASL70
-- [9 hours ago]

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.