UNP charges Rajapakse faction for the shooting at its supporters; The Clash is between 2 factions of the UNP; says the Alliance
Views were expressed over the Kotahena shooting incident during two media conferences held in Colombo today.
Minister Ravi Karunanayake charged that the shooting has been carried out by Rajapaksa faction.
The UPFA also convened a media conference at the SLFP headquarters to verify the shooting incident. Addressing the media, SLFP media spokesman and former minister Dilan Perera said that the clash was taken place between two groups of the UNP.
Meanwhile, UNP General Secretary and Minister Kabeer Hasim released a notice with regard to the Kotahena shooting incident today.
In his notice, Minister Kabeer Hasim stated that the groups who abhor good political culture are now trying to unleash terror intending to win the election. He also said that such uncivilized incident should not be repeated.
He further stated that all political parties and their candidate should assist to conduct a peaceful election.
He reiterated that nobody should be allowed to revert the good governance that was brought in on January 8th.