Mayor of Kaduwela Buddhadasa plans fast unto death campaign against Minister Wimal Weerawansa

Friday, 17 May 2013 - 18:54


Mayor of Kaduwela G.H. Buddhadasa states that since Minister Wimal Weerawansa is the only minister who has been found guilty to have violated election laws, adequate legal measures should be taken against him.


Addressing a media briefing held at the Kaduwela Municipal council today Mayor of Kaduwela G.H. Buddhadasa added that even the Human Rights Commission had conceded the violations committed by Minister Wimal Weerawansa.


Mayor of Kaduwela G.H. Buddhadasa had lodged a complaint with the Human Rights Commission stating that Minister Wimal Weerawansa had violated election laws during the 2011 Kaduwela Municipal Council Polls.


Chargers were arraigned against Minister Wimal Weerawansa for having distributed fliers & leading processions.


The Human rights Commission upon having probed investigations in a subsequent report concluded that Minister Wimal Weerawansa had been instrumental in these actions.


Accordingly the Human Rights Commission had prescribed the Attorney General’s recommendations for a suitable course of action against Minister Wimal Weerawansa.


Mayor of Kaduwela G.H. Buddhadasa speaking during a media briefing expressed the following views in this regard.




G.H. Buddhadasa also stated that if the law is not implemented against Minister Wimal Weerawansa he would commence a fast unto death campaign over the matter.



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