Tamil Diplomat

Investigations into complaint of coup commences

Police investigations have commenced into the complaints of coup to sabotage election results and create disharmony, reports say.

Earlier, Minister Mangala Samaraweera had made a complaint to the CID that there had allegedly been a coup undertaken to restrain the counting and the announcement of results to prevent a regime change. The attempt was made when it came to light that UPFA presidential candidate Rajapakse was going to lose.