UPDATE : Video: Wickramabahu Karunarathne suspects whether his nomination issue is a conspiracy
Leader of the Nawa Sama Samaja Party Prof. Wickramabahu Karunarathne states that the issues pertaining to the nominations list of the Nawa Sama Samaja Party provided for the Gampaha district is the cause of a conspiracy.
He had arrived at the Gampaha Police this morning to submit a statement with regard to the issues pertaining to the nominations list provided for the Gampaha district.
Speaking to our news team, Leader of the Nawa Sama Samaja Party Prof. Wickramabahu Karunarathne stated that he had informed the police that there were signs of a conspiracy against his party and that the false information may have been entered into the document as a part of that conspiracy.
Upon inquiry by our news team Police Media Spokesperson SSP Ajith Rohana stated that Prof. Karunarathne gave a 2 hour statement to the Gampaha Police and that the police will conduct inquiries in this regard and present the findings to the Attorney General's office.
UPDATE: Saturday, 15 February 2014 - 06:47 PM ------------------------------------------------------- Wickramabahu Karunarathne goes to Gampaha police to give statement
Leader of the Nawa Sama Samaja Party Prof. Wickramabahu Karunaratne arrived at the Gampaha police this morning in order to give a statement regarding issues with the nominations list presented by the Nawa Sama Samaja Party for the Gampaha District.
Our regional correspondent stated that Prof. Karunaratne is currently providing his statement to the police.
The leader of the Nawa Sama Samaja Party was requested to arrive at the police on the 11th of this month.
However, the police postponed the date as the handing out of preferential numbers had fallen on that day.
It has been revealed that the names and addresses of 15 candidates out of the 43 presented by the Nawa Sama Samaja Party for the Gampaha District in the Western Provincial Council Election, are false.
According to the Provincial Council Elections Act, any person guilty of preparing a fraudulent nominations list can be jailed for two years and that person also becomes ineligible to vote, to be registered as a voter or be elected as a public representative for 7 years.