Tamil Diplomat

Arrest, detention of Pillaiyan an act of political revenge : Lokuge

UPFA Parliamentarian Gamini Lokuge has charged that the arrest of Sivanesadurai Chandrakanthan, former Chief Minister of the Eastern Province, is an act of revenge for his co-operation in defeating terrorism.

He was speaking in Parliament on the Budget debate. He stated that the government must also conduct investigations into the assassination of Athulathmudali, Gamini Dissanayake and other parliamentarians.