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Wednesday, 01 January 2014 - 19:17
Video : The Prime Minister should apologize to the Sangha - says Bodu Bala Sena

The Bodu Bala Sena Organization stated that the Prime Minister should apologize to the entire Maha Sangha.

The Organization and the Prime Minister met at the latter’s Official residence Visumpaya this afternoon to discuss the dispute between the Premier and the JHU.

The JHU and the Prime Minister have fallen out over a letter issued by a secretary of the Prime Minister’s private staff asking a demurrage to release a container of heroin from the Customs’ hold.

Addressing a media briefing held later at the Visumpaya, Bodu Bala Sena Secretary Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thera said that it is high time both factions stopped accusing each other.

After the media briefing, Prime Minister’s Secretary said that a press communiqué would be released later in the day.

Update :  Friday, 03 January 2014 - 7:18 PM
Apologize, or else pay one billion rupees - JHU warns the Premier

The JHU said today that the party will sue the Prime Minister for one billion rupees in damage over his insulting statements on Dr. Omalpe Sobhitha Thera unless he apologizes to the Thera.

Addressing a media briefing held in Colombo today, party Deputy Chief Secretary Udaya Gammanpila said the Prime Minister is making allegations against Bhikkus instead of answering the allegations against one of his private staff secretaries for issuing a letter seeking demurrage for a container of heroin.

Addressing a ceremony held recently in Nugegoda, the Prime Minister said that certain persons in yellow robes had tried to label him a drug kingpin only after he proposed to establish a special Court to hear various allegations against errant Bhikkus

Update :  Thursday, 02 January 2014 - 7:05

Prime Minister makes another allegation against Omaple Sobitha thero.

Wednesday, 01 January 2014 - 19:17

Prime Minister D.M. Jayarathna disclosed another reason for elements to make allegations against him over the issuance of a letter asking to release a container of heroin from the Customs.

Earlier he said that he was targeted because he proposed to set up a special court to hear various allegations leveled against Bhikkus.

Later the Prime Minister described another reason to target him while making a new allegation against JHU Leader Omalpe Sobhitha Thera.


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