State Defence Minister Wijewardena responds to allegations over war heroes

State Defence Minister Wijewardena responds to allegations over war heroes

State Defence Minister Wijewardena responds to allegations over war heroes

Written by Tharushan Fernando

12 Feb, 2016 | 9:18 pm

State Minister of Defence Ruwan Wijewardena inspected the road leading to the Kottunna Sri Devamitta Yogashrama in Biyagama on Friday morning.The state minister inspected the renovations on the road that was in a dilapidated state for over a period of time.

State Minister of Defence Ruwan Wijewardena noted that the Joint Opposition, including former president Mahinda Rajapaksa and the former secretary of defence are alleging that questions will be raised and the war heroes arrested through the Geneva Human Rights resolution. They allege that the government would support the arrests.

“This is a false allegation,” he charged and added that the UN Human Rights Chief Prince Zeid arrived here, and directly said that there is no such thing and it is the responsibility of Sri Lanka to act on this.

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