Gen. Sarath Fonseka has violated the Official Secrets Act by jdo13922


									                      The Island                   Home News Page Three                                                                                                                      Tuesday 15th December, 2009
Malaysia cautions                                                                                                                                                            Army Commander claims
                                                                                                                                                Ambassador Dr.

Lankan would be                                                                                                                                 Ferdinand

immigrants not to
                                                                                                                                                Maultaschi, met
                                                                                                                                                Higher Education             strong political leadership
be duped
                                                                                                                                                Minister Prof. W.
                                                                                                                                                A. Wiswa
                                                                                                                                                Warnapala recent-
                                                                                                                                                                             helped win war
     Foreigners, especially those                                                                                                               ly at the Ministry.              Commander of Army,
 from Sri Lanka, who were                                                                                                                       He agreed to                 Lt. General Jagath
 brought into Malaysia illegally                                                                                                                assist SLIATE (Sri           Jayasuriya yesterday vehe-
 with the promise to be sent to                                                                                                                 Lanka Institute of           mently condemned the
 other countries, have been                                                                                                                     Advance                      baseless allegations which
 urged to be wary of unscrupu-                                                                                                                  Technological                were hurled against the vic-
 lous agents.                                                                                                                                   Education) for               tory of war heroes.
     Malaysian Nanban, quoting                                                                                                                  teacher training                 He pointed out that the
 Suhakam commissioner Datuk                                                                                                                     programmes,                  proper political leadership
 N. Sivasubramaniam, urged                                                                                                                      quality improve-             given by President Mahinda
 these foreigners not to be                                                                                                                     ment programmes              Rajapaksa as a patriotic
 fooled by such agents, saying                                                                                                                  and infrastructure           leader of the country, was
 that the organisation had                                                                                                                      development pro-             the main reason for the
 received many complaints con-                                                                                                                  grammes. The                 present peaceful situation
 cerning the matter.                                                                                                                            Minister welcomes            in the country.
     “These refugees, especially                                                                                                                                                 That was why LTTE ter-                     Lt. General Jayasuriya
                                                                                                                                                Dr. Ferdinand.
 Sri Lankans, are brought ille-                                                                                                                                              rorism which dragged on                    ciation to the members who
 gally into this country and                                                                                                                                                 for three decades could be                 fought in the last stages of

                                              Gen. Sarath Fonseka
 promised by the agents that                                                                                                                                                 eradicated within a mere                   the battle against the
 they can seek residence in                                                                                                                                                  three years. No war in the                 LTTE.
 Australia, Canada and New                                                                                                                                                   world has been won without                     Commander Jayasuriya
 Zealand, but they end up get-                                                                                                                                               proper political leadership,               said that the Army had
 ting stranded here,” he said.                                                                                                                                               asserted the Commander of                  faced its “biggest betrayal”

                                              has violated the Official
     The agents meanwhile, took                                                                                                                                              the Army  .                                a few hours ago but did not
 all their money and some even                                                                                                                                                   “Great achievements                    elaborate on who commit-
 took money from the refugees’                                                                                                                                               can be made through only a                 ted the betrayal or what the
 contacts in other countries, he                                                                                                                                             proper political leadership.               incident was.
 said.                                                                                                                                                                       Sri Lanka is no exception                      However, it is believed

                                              Secrets Act - Gomin Dayasiri
     Sivasubramaniam urged                                                                                                                                                   in this respect. If not for                the Army Chief was refer-
 the refugees to contact their                                                                                                                                               the ideal and proper leader-               ring to the comments made
 respective embassies,                                                                                                                                                       ship of the President, the                 by General Sarath Fonseka
 Immigration Department or                                                                                                                                                   humanitarian mission                       on the last stages of the
 the United Nations High                                                                                                                                                     could never have been                      war. He was reported to
 Commissioner for Refugees for                by Nihal Chandrakumara                                                                                                         accomplished,” he added.                   have said that top govern-
 update on their status of appli-                                                                                                                                                The Army Commander                     ment officials had told the
 cation.                                          Legal luminary Gomin Dayasiri                                                                                              made these statements                      army to kill senior LTTE
               (The Star online)              yesterday said that retired General                                                                                            while participating in a                   officials who surrendered
                                              Sarath Fonseka had by reference to                                                                                             ceremony at the Army                       to the army during the lat-
                                              the statement made to the Sunday                                                                                               Headquarters yesterday to                  ter part of the war in May
                                              Leader, accusing Defence Secretary    ,                                                                                        hand over letters of appre-                this year.
                                              Gotabhaya Rajapaksa and then
34 Lanka                                      Brig. Shavindra Silva of having exe-

                                                                                                                                                                            Tamil refugee
                                              cuted some LTTE frontliners carry-
fishermen                                     ing white flags to surrender, violat-
                                              ed Section 6 (E) of the Official

detained                                      Secrets Act of 1955.
                                                  Addressing the media at the                                                                                               commits suicide
                                              Ministry of Information and Media,
                                                                                                                                                                               Monday, Dec 14, 2009:                        Police sources said that
                                              President’s Counsel Dayasiri noted
     Monday, Dec 14, 2009:                                                                                                                                                  CUDDALORE: A Sri                            P. Soundarajan was suffer-
                                              that Fonseka, as the then Army
 Kakinada: Thirty four Sri                    Commander, had by that statement                                                                                              Lankan Tamil refugee in the                 ing from stomach pain for
 Lankan fishermen who were                    brought the entire Army and the                                                                                               Kattumannarkoil refugee                     quite some time.
 intercepted by Coast Guard                   nation into ridicule. “The General                                                                                            camp near here, immolated                       The police are investigat-
 (CG) near Nizampatnam of                     had made a serious statement at a                                                                                             himself on Saturday night.                  ing. (The Hindu)
                                                                                          Attorney Gomin Dayasiri addresses a news conference at the
 Guntur district in the early                 time the world was making allega-         Information Department to explain legal implications of the
 hours of Sunday were brought                 tions about war crimes”, he said.         statement allegedly made by Rtd. Gen. Sarath Fonseka to a week-
 here for questioning.                            He pointed out that Fonseka in        end newspaper that the Defence Secretary had ordered the
     However, the efforts of the              his capacity as a candidate aspiring      killing of some key members of the LTTE when they came to sur-
 Coast Guard and Fisheries                    to be a future President, would cer-      render. Others in picture are senior Attorneys Kalinga Indatissa,
 Department teams proved                      tainly be called a witness before         Hassan Ally and Thushan de Alwis. –
 futile as all of them knew only              such a War Tribunal if proceedings                                             (Pic by Nihal Chandrakumara)
 Sinhalese.                                   are initiated against Sri Lanka.          further delay correct that report.      misquoted six months after the pub-
     According to reliable                                         ,
                                                  Senior Attorney Kalinga                   Attorney-at-Law, Ali Sabri,         lication.
 sources, persons who could                   Indatissa, claimed that Fonseka had       claimed that Fonseka had the habit                          ,
                                                                                                                                    Senior Attorney Krishan De
 speak Sinhalese were requisi-                no right to make such a serious           of making such damaging state-          Alwis said that since Fonseka was
 tioned from Chennai.                         statement on hearsay as stated by         ments from time to time and later to    now a civilian and had made that
                                              Fonseka to the newspaper.                 claim he was misquoted. Sabri           statement to the newspaper in that
     They are expected to arrive
                                                  He pointed out that if Fonseka        referred to a report on minorities in            ,
                                                                                                                                capacity he could be tried under the
 and question the fishermen on
                                              says he is misquoted in the newspa-       the Canadian Post six months ago        normal civil laws of the land.
 Monday   .         (The Hindu)
                                              per, Fonseka should without any           and how Fonseka claimed he was

                                                                                        Weerawansa challenges
                                                                                        by Don Asoka Wijewardena                   Weerawansa further said that
                                                                                                                                the JVP had become an advertising
                                                                                           National Freedom Front (NFF)         agency for General Sarath Fonseka
                                                                                        leader MP Wimal Weerawansa yes-         who is not supposed to divulge mili-
                                                                                        terday challenged JVP leader            tary secrets under any circum-
                                                                                        Somawansa Amarasinghe to reveal         stances. General Fonseka had
                                                                                        whether the JVP approved of the         promised to abolish executive presi-
                                                                                        statement made by presidential          dency and increase the salaries of
                                                                                        candidate Sarath Fonseka about          public servants by Rs. 10,000 provid-      HATTON NATIONAL BANK PLC
                                                                                        Defence Secretary Gotabhaya             ed he was elected President. All
                                                                                                                                these were Utopian ideas of                                (Formerly known as Hatton National Bank Ltd)
                                                                                           General Fonseka has made a           Fonseka.                                  Resolution adopted by the Board of Directors of Hatton National Bank PLC under
                                                                                        statement to the effect that               He said that although General         Section 4 of the Recovery of Loans by Banks (Special Provisions) Act No. 04 of 1990.
                                                                                        Gotabhaya Rajapaksa ordered him         Fonseka had made a statement that
                                                                                                                                                                        Branch         :    MAHIYANGANA
                                                                                        to kill all LTTE cadres who came to     he would nullify the executive pres-
                                                                                                                                idency, it was revealed in his recent                       THENUKA AMITH VIDANAGAMAGE
                                                                                        surrender carrying white flags.                                                                             (Sole Proprietor of “M/s. Yashoda Fuel Mart”)
                                                                                        “The JVP, which is                                     speeches that he
                                                                                                                                               would retain power       At a meeting of the Board of Directors of Hatton National Bank PLC
                                                                                        in the pocket of UNP                                                            held on 28th October 2009 it was resolved specially and unanimously:
                                                                                        leader Ranil                                           and the Constitution
                                                                                                                                               would be amended.        Whereas THENUKA AMITH VIDANAGAMAGE (Sole Proprietor of “M/s.
                                                                                        Wickremesinghe and                                                              Yashoda Fuel Mart”) as the Obligor has made default in payment due on
                                                                                        Western powers, is                                     He would never nulli-    Bond No. 1478 dated 03rd June 2008 attested by M. S. Perera Notary Public
                                                                                        trying to topple the                                   fy the executive pres-   of Kandy in favour of Hatton National Bank PLC and there is now due and
                                                                                        Government,”                                                  .
                                                                                                                                               idency Weerawansa        owing to the Hatton National Bank PLC as at 30th June 2009 a sum of
Chief incumbent of the Mihintale Raja Maha Viharaya Ven. Walahengunuwewe                Weerawansa told a                                      said.                    Rupees Five Million Three Hundred Thirty Nine Thousand Seven
Dhammarathana and Gampaha District UNP MP Dr. Jayalath Jayawardena leaves the           media conference                                          He referred to the    Hundred Forty Four and Cents Thirty Two Only (Rs. 5,339,744.32) on
Supreme Court premises after the case filed by Presidential candidate Gen. Sarath       held at NFF head                                       latest allegation        the said Bond and the Board of Directors of Hatton National Bank PLC
                                                                                                                                               against the              under the powers vested by the Recovery of Loans by Banks (Special
Fonseka requesting enhanced security was postponed for December 17.                     office in Battaramulla.
                                                                                                                                Government where it was said that       Provisions) Act No. 4 of 1990, do hereby resolve that the property and
                                                       (Photo-Jude Denzil Pathiraja)       He said that JVP leader                                                      premises morefully described in the Schedule, hereto and mortgaged to
                                                                                        Somawansa Amarasinghe seated            the Government was in the process
                                                                                                                                                                        Hatton National Bank PLC by the said Bond No. 1478 be sold by Public
                                                                                        with Opposition leader Ranil            of spending K. Padmanadan’s             Auction by I. W. Jayasuriya Licensed Auctioneer of Colombo for recovery of
                                                                                        Wickremesinghe reminded one to          wealth for election activities. That

KKS cement plant to
                                                                                                                                                                        the said sum of Rs. 5,339,744.32 together with further interest from 01st
                                                                                        question the UNP leader on the          allegation was baseless and the         July 2009 to date of sale together with costs of advertising and other charges
                                                                                        freedom of expression, freedom of       Government would have no inten-         incurred less payments (if any) since received.
                                                                                                                                tion of spending LTTE wealth for

be restructured
                                                                                        thinking and political freedom. The                                                              THE SCHEDULE ABOVE REFERRED TO
                                                                                        JVP leader should have asked the        election purposes, but the              All that divided and defined allotment of land marked Lot 1 depicted in Plan
                                                                                        Opposition leader about the killing     Government would acquire the            No. 6140 dated 28.04.2008 made by T B S Sangarandeniya Licensed
                                                                                        of JVP Founder Rohana Wijeweera         LTTE’s wealth to strengthen             Surveyor from and out of the land called Kosgahakele alias
   The Ministry of Industrial                 The project is to design and                                                      national economy   .                    Waragollehenyaya situated at Aluthnuwara (FVP 615) Elawela Village in
                                                                                        by the then UNP Government,
Development has invited expres-            build a cement manufacturing                                                            He also said that K. Padmanadan      Bintenna Korale within the Limits of AGAs’ Division of Mahiyangana in the
                                                                                        Weerawansa said.                                                                District of Badulla Uva Province and bounded:
sions of interest from local and           plant with a capacity of 1.6 mil-               He pointed out that JVP founder      was being interrogated by the secu-
                                                                                                                                rity forces and more revelations        On the North by           :       Garden of B. W. M. D. Kumarihamy
foreign investors to rebuild the           lion metric tons a year, in                  Rohana Wijeweera was killed at
                                                                                                                                would surface soon about the            On the East by            :       Colony Road
Kankesanthurai cement plant.               Kankesanthurai. The site has a               Borella cemetery on November 13,
                                                                                                                                wealth, intelligence and secret         On the South by           :       Garden of A. D. S. Nanayakkara
   Minister of Industrial                  rich deposit of limestone, the               1989 and the Deputy Defence
                                                                                                                                pacts of the LTTE with Western          On the West by            :       Paddy field of U. B. Ranawana and part of
Development Kumara Welgama,                basic raw material for cement                Minister was Ranjan Wijeratne.
                                                                                                                                powers. General Fonseka was                                               Lot 1 in Plan No. 108 dated 27.03.1991
                                                                                        The UNP leader Ranil                                                                                              made by M. M. B. Dissanayake LS
said that proposals have been              manufacture.                                                                         against the 13th Amendment and
                                                                                        Wickremasinghe was the Minister                                                 And containing in extent One Acre One Rood and Fifteen Perches (A1-R1-
invited from investors having                 The new factory will be set               of Industrial Development. It was       he was interested in changing it for
                                                                                                                                                                        P15) together with the buildings and everything else standing thereon and
the technology, funds and experi-          up in the same premises after                shame to rub shoulders with             his personal gains. The JVP which       registered under title E 50/159 at the District Land Registry, Badulla.
ence in building cement plants             the removal of the old plant                 Rohana Wijeweera’s killers and          was against the implementation of       By Order of the Board
and manufacturing and market-              which was destroyed due to                   accept UNP imperialist’s economic       the 13th Amendment was now
                                                                                                                                                                        INDRANI GOONESEKERA
                                                                                        policies.                               silent.                                 DGM (LEGAL)/BOARD SECRETARY
ing cement.                                LTTE.

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