The united National Party states that it will file a fundamental rights petition against the Criminal Investigations Depart, over its raid concerning the Lanka X news website premises.
UNP MP Mangala Samaraweera made this observation while addressing a media briefing held in Colombo today.
Meanwhile the government states that it is essential to stem the illicit propagation of unfounded rumours & material.
Issuing a media release the government information department stated that
Internet news websites superseded the media ethics, there by violating human rights.