Lankapage Logo CP 19 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* 27 complaints against Bathiudeen, Hizbullah and Salley
Fri, Jun 14, 2019, 12:51 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

June 14, Colombo: Police Headquarters has received 27 complaints against former minister Rishad Bathiudeen, Former Governor of the Western Province Azath Salley and Former Governor of the Eastern Province MLAM Hizbullah.

Police Media office said as of 4 pm Thursday (13) 27 complaints had been lodged against the three politicians since 27th May.

The Police Headquarters has set up a committee comprising a Senior Superintendent of Police and two Superintendents of Police to receive complaints against the three Muslim politicians.

Among the complaints the committee received, 12 complaints were against MP Rishad Bathiudeen, five against former Governor Azath Salley and two against MLAM Hizbullah.

Police Media Spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekara said the complaints will be forwarded to the Criminal Investigations Department for deliberation.

The three politicians resigned after public protests demanded their removal from their posts over alleged links with Muslim terrorists.

Former Governor of the Eastern Province, MLAM Hizbullah was called before the special Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) probing the Easter Sunday Attacks yesterday. He has been summoned to obtain a statement regarding the private university in Batticaloa.

Meanwhile, MP SB Dissanayake has given a statement regarding a complaint filed against MP Bathiudeen at the police headquarters.


ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories ::
No plans to halt Battle of Solar Power project - Ministry
-- [8 hours ago]
New pediatric ward complex at Negombo Hospital declared open
-- [8 hours ago]
Former Minister Kabir Hashim requested to join the cabinet soon
Visiting Maldivian delegation calls on Sri Lanka PM
Sri Lanka, Russian Presidents discuss strengthening bilateral relations, regional safety
British High Commission in Colombo celebrates Queen Elizabeth's 93rd Birthday
In Pictures: 5th International Day of Yoga celebrated in Colombo
Salary anomalies of over 500,000 pensioners to be removed from July 1st increasing the monthly pensions
INTERPOL Red Notice leads to arrest of Sri Lanka bombings suspect
Sri Lanka releases 18 Indian fishermen

Copyright © 2000, 2016 by (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of, 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, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.