Convener of Rathupaswala water organization receives death threats

Thursday, 17 October 2013 - 19:53

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Convener of the Rathupaswala Siyane Water Protection Organisation Pramitha Hettiarachchi says that he received death threats from a member of the scholar board yesterday.

 

He said a particular member of the scholars’ board that was set up to settle the Rathupaswala drinking water problem threatened him with death over the phone yesterday night.

 

Hettiarachchi said that he got death threats after he disclosed that certain members of this scholar board have betrayed the Rathupaswala residents.

 

When our news team contacted the Gampaha Malwatu Hiripitiya police with regard to the allegations, its spokesman confirmed the receipt of a complaint from the Convener of the Rathupaswala Siyane Water Protection Organisation.

 

He also said that investigations with regard to the complaint have already been started.



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