IGP to study the complaint about the threats on former President

Wednesday, 10 June 2015 - 12:43

The IGP has drawn his attention to the complaint made about the threats and the security situation of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa.

When our news team contacted, Police Media Spokesman ASP Ruwan Gunasekera said, investigations would be initiated after studying the particular complaint.

The complaint about the threat and security of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa was made yesterday by People’s Movement for a clean country.

Meanwhile, a group of people hoisted black flags yesterday in protest of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s participation in a Bodhi pooja at Ancient Isipathanaramaya in Polonnaruwa.

Former President’s Media Coordinator Rohan Weliwita told our news team later, the former president addressed the people at the election operation office of MP Roshan Ranasinghe which is located near Ancient Isipathanaramaya temple.

He also said that power was interrupted at the time of the former president’s speech.

However, the former president is scheduled to participate in several religious programs organized at Welikanda Sudarshanaramaya in Manampitiya, Bodhi-rukkaramaya in Minneriya, Sumangalaramaya and at Paschi-maramaya in Medirigiriya.

Meanwhile, Media Deputy Minister Shantha Bandara also emphasized the necessity to provide proper security to the former president.

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