UNP puzzled regarding Asath Salleys arrest

Friday, 03 May 2013 - 19:00


Chief Opposition Whip John Amarathunga states that the arrest of Former Colombo Mayor Asath Sally under the prevention of terrorism act is quizzical.


Amarthunga’s comments in this regard came during a media briefing which was convened in Colombo today by the aligned opposition.




Ameena Asath the daughter of Asath Sally who was also present during the media briefing expressed the following views with regards to the arrest of her father.




Meanwhile Director General of the Media Centre for National Security Lakshman Hulugalle expressed the following views yesterday with regards to the arrest of Asath Sally.




In related developments a protest against the arrest of Asath Salley was launched before the Colombo-Dawatagaha Jumma mosque & the Akurana Jumma mosque this morning.


According to Police Media Spokesperson Buddhika Siriwardhana Asath Salley is being further interrogated.