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Saturday, 09 April 2016 - 13:28
Army security to be maintained for MR
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The Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s Media Unit stated that President Maithripala Sirisena has given out instructions to continue to have the Army deployed for the security of the Former President.

Accordingly the decision taken by the Ministry of Defence to replaces Army personnel with Police personnel has been suspended.

Defence Secretary Karunasena Hettiarachchi speaking at a recent Cabinet Decisions Press briefing said that the security provided to Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa has not been reduced.

However, when we inquired regarding the most recent developments from the Defence Secretary, he said that he was unaware of it.

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