A statement made by Minister Maithreepala Sirisena where it was mentioned that Leader of the Opposition Ranil Wickremesinghe had provided secret information to then President Chandrika Bandaranaike has created quite some chatter in the political arena at present.
However opposition leader Ranil Wickremesinghe is yet to file a response against the allegation raised against him by Minister Maithreepala Sirisena.
During a media briefing convened today Minister Maithreepa Sirisena was queried further regarding his controversial statement.
These were the views expressed by Minister Sirisena during a gathering held in the Siripura area in Polonnaruwa recently.
Moreover when asked if he was able to corroborate his statement during a media briefing convened today, Minister Maithreepala Sirisena had this to say.
Meanwhile our news team made inquiries in this regard from General Secretary of the United National Party Thissa Aththanayeke in this regard.