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* Indian newspaper report claims Sri Lankan President alleged Indian intelligence agency of plotting his assassination
Wed, Oct 17, 2018, 08:11 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Oct 17, Colombo: A leading newspaper in India, The Hindu reported that Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has accused the Indian intelligence agency, Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) of plotting his assassination.

According to the report by Colombo-based The Hindu correspondent Meera Sirinivasan, President Sirisena has told the ministers at the weekly Cabinet meeting on Tuesday that the Indian intelligence agency was "trying to kill" him, but that "Prime Minister Narendra Modi may not be aware of the plan,"

"We were just shocked when he said it," a source present at the discussion has told The Hindu, requesting anonymity.

When contacted for verification, a senior officer at the President's media unit said: "We will verify this and revert." However, there has been no response till the time of going to print, the report said.

Full report in The Hindu: Sri Lankan President Sirisena alleges that RAW is plotting his assassination

 

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