Sarath fonseka :There is no belief in hanging.

Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka  Minister of Wildlife  Sunday commented on the death penalty and said he has no trust in the assurance given to hang drug smugglers, until a hanging is carried out. He expressed these views after visiting the Elephant Conservation Centre at the Lunugamvehera National Park, that spans through 7,000 acres. He is  Speaking to […]

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Death to those who smuggled drugs, despite the death penalty.

President Maithripala Sirisena said that he would sign required orders to execute capital punishment for convicted drug traffickers who carry out large scale drug smuggling operations while in detention. Although there are certain opinions regarding capital punishment in a Buddhist society, if large number of criminal acts spread in such a society despite religious sermons, […]

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Two State Ministers sworn in

Two new State Ministers were sworn in before President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat today, President’s Media Division said. Home Affairs Deputy Minister J.C. Alawathuwala has been appointed as the State Minister of the same Ministry. Meanwhile, State Minister of Hill Country New Villages, Infrastructure and Community Development Lucky Jayawaradana has appointed as the […]

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Find wijevira, the wife goes to court.

Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna’s (JVP) founding leader Rohana Wijeweera’s wife Chitrangani has filed a Habeas Corpus petition in the Court of Appeal seeking an order directing the government to produce Rohana Wijeweera who disappeared in 1989, in Court or to release him. Former Secretary to the President, K.H.J. Wijedasa, former Army Commander Hamilton Wanasinghe, Major General Janaka Perera, […]

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