Tuesday, October 30, 2018

A Deer Hunter Was Injured And Another Arrested During A Gun Shooting With Police At Udawalawa Sanctuary

A deer hunter was critically injured and hospitalized due to a gun shooting incident between Special Police Task Force Personal and two deer hunters at Udawalawa sanctuary this morning  (31).

The injured who had received gun shot injuries whilest involved in killing innocent deers of the sanctuary for meet had been admitted to Udawalawa Hospital and later transferred to Karapitiya Teaching Hospital for treatment .

Police Task Force Personal have arrested a deer hunter along with few deers killed for meet ,A t-56 firearm ,A magasine and 27 bullets in possession of him at Udawalawa sanctuary according to Police Media Spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekare .

The suspect has been identified as a person who has several court cases against murders and formally attached to Army .

Lawyer Nagananda Kodithuwakku Has Field A Petition At Supreme Court Seeking A Court Order To Cancel The Gazette Prorogueing The Parliament

Attorney at Law Nagananda
Kodithuwakku has filed a fundamental rights petition at Supreme Court yesterday  (30)by requesting the court to issue a court order to cancel the illegal extraordinary Gazette Notification issued by President Maithrpala Sirisena on 27 th of November to prorogue the Parliament until 16th of November.

In his Petition Attorney At Law Kodithuwakku has stated that due to the prorogueing of Parliament an unstable  situation has been created in the society.

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya To Discuss With President Regarding Convening Of Parliament

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya has yesterday
(30)informed the Party leaders that he will discuss with President Maithripala Sirisena and try to convene the Parliament as soon as possible during the special Party Leaders Meeting held under the patronage of Speaker at Parliamentary complex .

The meeting between speaker and President is likely to take place today it has been revealed.

During the meeting held yesterday with the Speaker ,MP's of United National Party ,Tamil National Alliance,Sri Lanka Muslim Congress and Janatha Wimukthi Peramuna (JVP) have requested the Speaker to convene the Parliament as soon as possible .

However the leaders representing United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) have informed the speaker that President have appointed the new prime minister and prorogued the parliament according to the Constitution.

Meanwhile newly appointed government spokesman MP Mahinda Samarasinghe of UPFA has told during a media briefing held at Government Information Department yesterday  (30)that speaker had convened the Party leaders meeting unofficially .

A Stock Of Illegal Explosives Had Been Taken In To Custody At A House In Hambanthota

Special Police Task Force Personal
attached to Suriyawewa Base have taken in to custody a stock of Explosives including Detonators ,Ammonium Nitrate and Dynamite in securely and illegally stored at a house in Pahala Andarawewa area, in Hambanthota (Southern Province)yesterday  (30).

Among the stock of Explosives that have taken into custody were 920 Deternators functioning with electricity ,more than 1200 Dynamite pills and 25 Kilo Grammes of Ammonium Nitrate stored in more than 50 Grammes according to sources .

These Explosives had been taken in to custody as per the information received by the Special Police Task Force Personal. 



UPFA General. Secretary Had Requested The Speaker To GI've Rights And Privilages Of Prime Minister To New Prime Minister

The General Secretary of the Unitrd

People's Freedom.Alliance  (UPFA) has today (30)requested the Speaker Karu Jayasuriya  to give every right and privilages entitled to the Prime Minister's post  to the newly elected Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapakshe.

In a letter sent to the Speaker Jayasuriya ,UPFA General secretary  Mahinda Amaraweera has stressed that President Sirisena had appointed Mahinda Rajapakshe as the New Prime Minister according to the powers vested to him  through the Constitution. 

Speaker Again Requested The President For The Second Time To Convene The Parliament

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya Had today (30)
again requested the President Maithripala Sirisena for the second time ,to convene the Parliament as soon as possible to solve the current political conflict in the country .

In a letter sent to the President Sirisena, Speaker has stressed that  around 126 MP's  and four parties including the United National Party had requested him to convene the Parliament .

Therefore Speaker had requested the President to convene the Parliament and give power to the party which commands the majority in Parliament. If not people will take alternative action he has said.

Prorogueing the Parliament until 16 th of November is disrespecting democratic rights Speaker has stressed.

Speaker has also convened a Party leaders meeting at Parliamentary complex to discuss on the current political situation of the country.

Meanwhile Two British MP's have said in British Parliament today (30) that Sri Lankan President should convene the Parliament. One Conservative MP has said the British Government will only recognize Ranil Wikramasinghe as Sri Lanka"s  Prime Minister.




Another UNP MP Jumped To The Presidents Side-News On Bribes To Offer For Jumping MP's - President Gazetted 12 Cabinet And State Ministers Appointed Yesterday

Ratnapura United National Party (UNP)
MP Dunesh Gankanda has today (30)joined the newly appointed Cabinet of President Maithripala Sirisena and sworn in as State Minister of Enviornment before the President at Presidential Secretariet this evening  .

With him around Five UNP MP's had joined president and sworn in as Minister's, Deputy Minister's and State Nimister's it has been revealed. The other UNP MP's that accepted Ministerial portfolios of the newly appointed Cabinet are WijeDasa Rajapakshe, Wasantha Senanayake,Wadivel Suresh and Ananda Aluth Gamage.

It has been reported that bribes  upto Rs.200 million are being offered for MP's who are willing to jump to the side of newly appointed government from other parties .

Meanwhile Presidential Secretariet has today gazetted the names of 12 Cabinet ,State and Deputy Ministers appointed by President yesterday (29).

President has today appointed 12 Secretaries to the newly named Ministries imcluding appointing HemasirI Fernando As the Defense Secretary although premier Ranil Wikramasinghe and his Cabinet named the newly appointed Prime Minister and Cabinet as illegal .

President Sirisena Has Told Foreign Ambassadors He Had Appointed a New Premier According To Constitution

President Maithripala Sirisena has told
the Foreign Ambassadors and High Commissioners in Sri Lanka yesterday(29)  that he had appointed a New Prime Minister due to problems had in previous National coalition government and the appointment has done according to the Constitution ,during a meeting held with around 40 Ambassadors and High Commissioners in  Sri Lanka at President s office in Colombo .

Responding to the president's remarks few Ambassadors participated the meeting have told they expect Sri Lankan Government to act according to Constitution and safeguard peace in the countery.

President Sirisena has said that Sri Lanka is functioning as a non aligned country and expecting assistance from foreign countries for the development  projects.

Opposition Leader Sampanthan Had Met Mahinda Rajapakshe to Request A Help To Convene Parliament -TNA

Opposition Leader and the leader of
Tamil National Alliance  (TNA) R.Sampanthan had been reported as met the newly appointed Premier Mahinda Rajapakshe at his official Residence in Wijerama Road ,Colombo this morning (30)and discussed on current political situation of the country .

However making a statement regarding the meeting ,Tamil National Alliance has said that Opposition Leader Sampanthan had met MP Mahinda Rajapakshe this morning not a Prime Minister and requested him not to violate the Constitution ,involved in illegal activities and help to solve the current political crisis by convening the Parliament. 

A Massive Crowd Had Attended The Rally Held In Colpetty Requesting President To Convene The Parliament

A Massive crowd had attended a protest
rally held at Liberty Roundabout in Colpetty this evening (30)titled "People's Voice For Justice " by requesting "Respect People's mandate -convene the  Parliament -Rallied   around Democracy "organized by United National Front .

Addressing  the  crowd of more than 30,000, Premier Ranil Wikramasinghe has said he will not betray the fight launched against president Maithripala Sirisena 's decision to sack him from power unconstitutionaly without achieving victory .

This struggle is to strengthen  democracy of the countery and will not allow president to take over the executive  powers by cornoring Parliament he said .This protest will continues by taking the Temple Trees as a symbol Premir has stressed.

The crowd later marched towards the Parliament.

Several Roads from Colpetty to Green path had been temporarily closed down this evening as a result of the Protest.

Earlier Colombo Fort Magistrate has rejected a request made by Colpetty and Fort Police stations to issue an interim order to prevent the protest campaign .

All Island Curfew Schedule To Be Changed From Tomorrow(06)

Government has amended  the current curfew schedule implemented in the country daily from tomorrow (06)according to the President's ...