Ramanayake throws down the guantlet in Parliament

Ramanayake throws down the guantlet in Parliament

Written by Staff Writer

20 Jun, 2018 | 12:45 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st) – Speaking in Parliament yesterday, Deputy Minister of Social Empowerment, Ranjan Ramanayake commented on allegations that certain MPs had accepted  funds from the alleged perpetrators of the bond scam. Ramanayake tabled an affidavit in Parliament today stating that he had not accepted funds.

Deputy Minister Ramanyake challenged the Joint Opposition, who called on MPs to submit affidavits, to submit their own affidavits that they did not accept money and that they did not steal funds amounting to 70 million ruppees.

Ranjan Ramanayake said he hopes Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa is brave enough to also submit an affidavit that he did not transfer Rs. 82 million of tsunami funds to his own account and that he did not accept money through Chinese projects.

 

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