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Tuesday, 17 December 2013 - 13:09
The fight will continue - JHU vows
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A controversy has prolonged after a coordinating secretary of the Prime Minister’s private staff sending a letter asking duty waive for a heroin container brought from Pakistan in the last few days.

The Inter Religious Association for National Harmony convened a media briefing today and said that making allegations against the Prime Minister over a heroin racket cannot be accepted.

Speaking to journalists, Kahatapitiye Pangnasara Thera questioned who gave powers to JHU than police and the Court to demand the arrest of the Prime Minister.

However JHU Leader Omalpe Sobhitha Thera demanded the resignation of the Prime Minister over the heroin scandal.

During the media briefing held at the Prime Minister’s office this morning, Kahatapitiye Pangnasara Thera expressed his views about the JHU.

Our news team contacted JHU National Organizer Nishantha Warnasinghe to comment on the statement made by the Inter Religious Association for National Harmony

Journalists questioned Cabinet Spokesman Minister Keheliya Rambukwella over this issue during the media briefing to inform the Cabinet decisions held at the Information Department this morning.

The Minister said that a statement will be released after the completion of the ongoing investigation in connection with the incident.

 Update : Tuesday, 17 December 2013 - 7:32
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The Prime Minister is innocent - says Inter Religious Organization]

Tuesday, 17 December 2013 - 13:09

The Inter Religious Association for National Harmony states that the mud slinging campaign against the Prime Minister over a heroin container is not acceptable.

Participating in a media briefing held at the Prime Minister’s Office this morning, President of the Inter Religious Association for National Harmony Professor Kamburu Gamuwe Vajira Thera said that the Prime Minister’s political as well as his private life is clean.

A controversy prolongs after a coordinating secretary of the Prime Minister’s private staff sent a letter asking duty waive for 2 heroin containers brought from Pakistan.

However JHU Leader Omalpe Sobhitha Thera demanded the resignation of the Prime Minister over the heroin scandal.
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