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island.lk 04 Aug, 2022 00:30 am

Public not keen to receive booster jab – Doc – The Island

Public not keen to receive booster jab – Doc – The Island

Referring to a statement issued by the Presidential Media Division (PMD) on Tuesday (02) late afternoon that dealt with the issue at hand, lawyer Perera said the government owed an explanation how a committee appointed by President Wickremesinghe on July 22 cleared de Silva within 10 days.Lawyer Perera recalled how Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s government obtained a report from another committee, also headed by retired High Court Judge, Kusala Sarojini Weerawardena, PC, following media furore over the then State Minister of Prison Management and Prisoners’ Rehabilitation Lohan Ratwatte’s forcible entry into Welikada and Anuradhapura prisons in Sept 2021.Alleging that report, too, hadn’t been made public, lawyer Perera said that action taken by the former President and the incumbent President, in respect of lawmaker de Silva, weren’t sufficient.Lawyer Perera said that though the Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption (CIABOC) hadn’t been able to earn the respect of the public, they felt the need to lodge a complaint with the outfit in this regard.

Facilitated by Lawyer Perera activist S.Responding to another query, lawyer Perera said that those interested in good governance and financial integrity should reveal their stand on this.

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