20 June, 2021

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Gota Pledges To Fight Drug War Just Like He Did With LTTE

Secretary to Ministry of Defence Gotabaya Rajapaksa has pledged to wipe out the drug menace in the country in a style similar to how the Rajapaksa regime dealt with terrorism.

Gotabaya

Gotabaya

He has pointed at the sudden disappearances of various underworld leaders and stated that it bears evidence to the level of effectiveness with which the government is dealing with the drug issue.

“There have been underworld leaders with various names. . . Wele Suda, Kimbulagala Gune, Thel Baala, Ice Manju . . . where are these individuals now? We don’t know whether they are to be found in Sri Lanka or abroad,” he had stated.

Gotabaya had made these remarks during a ceremony held on Thursday to award permanent positions to those who were employed at the Land Reclamation and Development Corporation on a contract basis.

Meanwhile, he had stated that there is no point in appointing commissions to find means and ways to solve issues such as the drug menace as they would be made futile when those being probed begin bribing the Commissioners as well.

“Many are highlighting issues concerning corruption and rule of law in the country. But it should be kept in mind that these are not issues emerged during the tenure of President Rajapaksa – these are concerns that he had to deal with just like the war when he was appointed as the President,” he had said

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    IS IT GOING TO BE JUST THE WAY YOU ELIMINATED VP AND BECAME TWO OF THE WORST TERRORISTS OF THE WORLD, BY ELIMINATING DISSENT AND SILENCING CRITICS. I AM TALKING OF MARA/GORA DUO.

    WELCOME TO THE PARTY GOD FATHER. THIS IS HOW MAFIA OPERATES AND YOU CAN BE THE SOLE DISTRIBUTOR AND THE DRUG LORD.ALSO YOU HAVE SOME GOOD BUDDIES IN YOUR KITTY LIKE DUMINDA, MERVIN AND THE GANG TO ABLY ASSIST YOU.I AM SURE THEY ARE NOT IN YOUR LIST, MAY BE THE POOR DRUG PEDDLERS YOU WANT TO ELIMINATE. SURE THEY ARE A MENACE TO YOU, NOT THE THE BIG FISHES MENTIONED ABOVE.

    ALL THE VERY BEST, BUT DO IT BEFORE JANUARY/15. IT LOOKS LIKE YOUR PROTECTOR MARA’S COUNTDOWN HAS BEGUN.

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      Ansar

      Did you say you have seen Sobitha Thera, RW, AKD, Sampandan, CVW, Chandrika, ….. selling joints and drug peddling at the street corner?

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        But my mind, too, says some high profiles are listed in this for to be taken care after the election. Thuminda may dodge this time too. He is a much needed hand. D.M. Jeyaratne certainly will fall down after election. Mervyn has equal chance. Mervyn has been saved many times by King. He appears to be no longer interested in Mervyn. Mervyn is now on the mercy of the prince. Jeyaratne, for unknown reasons, had earned the wrath of the King. Jeyaratne will be handed over to white van by King Himself.

        I do not know about what is going to be the status of “Sobitha Thera, RW, AKD, Sampandan, CVW, Chandrika,..”
        There may some suspicion arise what will be the status of some high profiles like CBK, Sampanthan….but after the election, they will be reduced to rubbish. There would not be any all-inclusive, umbrella drug clearing operation will be needed to deal with them. After the election, if Ranil is still outside, his name may or may not go into the list. That is 50/50. If Fonseka misbehave during the election, no longer America can save him. I did not understand from the news media’s yet why Sobitha Thero lied about meeting the government. But there is a chance that he is already taken care in the same way Wateraka Thero, and no need another operation after this.

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      Gota is a self-appointed expert & world champion, in almost anything.

      Award him an honourary PhD. In Clandestine White Van Operations.

      Cheers!

      PS: Unleashing lawless, horriifc violence is Gota’s solution in a nutshell. For almost anything. .

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        Ben Hurling

        “He has pointed at the sudden disappearances of various underworld leaders and stated that it bears evidence to the level of effectiveness with which the government is dealing with the drug issue.”

        What do you read from the above?

  • 14
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    Welle Suda may have gone but what about Sudu Duminda, Lantra, etc. Word on the street is Sudu Duminda (front man for you) is transporting kudu in Defense Ministry Vehicles and of course Lantra on the verge of being arrested had a lightening visit from who else but your brother ‘Mara man’, the saviour of all those evil and corrupt.

    Tell us for a start who were those involved in the drug (kudu)imports that was detected by customs in the recent past and WHAT HAPPENED TO THE DRUGS AFTER DETECTION BY CUSTOMS? No report of these being destroyed to date.
    DON’T INSULT OUR INTELLIGENCE JUST BECAUSE YOU DID NOT DO YOUR A/Ls’.

  • 12
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    I hate to say this to you but for once don’t insult youself.
    Masses too have eyes and ears and a mind to think.

    Eliminate Duminda, Lantra, P.M. , Mervia & son, then you are pretty much done.

    Any others come to mind? Kindly name here………

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      how about….

      Kudu Mahinda aka Medamulana Baaiya aka Sadharmadeepa chakrawarthi
      Kudu Gota aka Lt. Colonel
      Kudu Murali aka Dusra-man

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        Mati Ella-pol

        Do not miss your own clangs such as podian Preba, Potti Amman,Baber Chelvam and co too.

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    “There have been underworld leaders with various names. . . Wele Suda, Kimbulagala Gune, Thel Baala, Ice Manju . . . where are these individuals now? We don’t know whether they are to be found in Sri Lanka or abroad.”
    Kimbulagala Guna (real name Wijayaraja)along with others is languishing Chennai prison. His associate Sekar (Masilamany) is alleged to be languishing in Singapore jail. Both undertook many murder contracts from the terrorist organizations and some politicians and eventually ended up in jail. There were other associates (in all three races) who all had secret links with the terrorist organizations. Both there are Parayas (I am sorry to state) of Hill country Tamils who were settled in Kilinochchi and finally at Kimbulaga (Modera). How many women were made widows and how many were left on the road. I think we should thank Gotabaya Rajapakse.

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    He asks ‘where are they?’ If you ask Karuna how he
    disappeared and reappeared,you get a clue! Secondly
    poor guy admits the commissioners they appoint are
    selling themselves off and thus the way forward is to
    deal with them militarily “the way they dealt with LTTE”.
    So,there’s one law without any order,no room for rights
    just point and shoot?He doesn’t trust his police and no
    chance for defense in a court? Where is the country
    heading?Gota should handle the Army and the defense must
    be in the hands of a civilian!

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      With Drug barrons and Criminal Mafia, court system does not work.

      It has to be a court-less system.

      One solution is “Death if you sell drugs” as the Eastern Asia.

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        But in the KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA it happens in the
        name of Islam and according to a law,a law that you
        regularly call barbaric in this forum!Anyway,welcome
        to Halal slaughter system.

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    Even in 2009, just after the LTTE war, President said he would use the Army fight to Drug menace.

    But, it is still there.

    How can he stop that when the powerful govt politicians are part of the drug trade. There are how many govt politicians including cabinet ministers who have close connections with the drug imports and illicit liquor ?

    All just cheap talks.

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    Never too late to take on the long outstanding task of cleaning the drug dealers who have quietly but surely infected our country. We should not knock Gota for this initiative but wait to judge him by the results. Of course the true test will come when our Gota goes up against the King of Kelaniya, the Fresh Prince of Kolonnawa, and others, close, and well known to the Southern Brotherhood (if not most Sri Lankans). Talk, as they say, is cheap, but let us see Gota walk the walk on this one.

  • 6
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    Gota Pledges To Fight Drug War Just Like he Did With LTTE………………..hahaha…………that means he is going to destroy himself? That brings in majority of his own revenue.

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    Now Muslims won’t be very happy.

    This is why Thalaivar gave Muslims 48 hour notice to leave Jaffna. Since then no heroin was seen in Jaffna.

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    I am not quite sure of the reporting of the statements.

    The law as it is, provides for the death penalty for drug traffickers and sone are under death sentence. What is happening to them? It is reported that some of the reputed under world drug traffickers have gone missing. How? Why were not they brought before the law? Is it because now, if you can spare fifteen million bucks, which they have, you can get bail even for large scale trafficking?

    The problem with this type of statement is that if you say that you are solving the problem of drugs, extra-judicially, then that it self is damning evidence that the war against terrorism was won, not necessarily according to the International or local laws. Oh! My God! A peace of evidence for the HRC committee on investigations.

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    Why could he not eradicate the drug menace all these days?Why is he talking only weeks before an election about doing it?

    When the war was going on from 2005 to 2009 i can understand that he would have been totally focused on the LTTE and as a result many other pressing issues would have been neglected.Even after the war 2009 and 2010 i can give some allowance because he would have been involved in post war resettlement,demining etc,but what about 2011,12,13 and 14?

  • 1
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    Opposition in Mexico is on the streets burning Presidential Palaces to demand the Government to protect the innocent inhabitants from Drug lords.

    Our Opposition is trying hard to get the poor inhabitants on the streets to topple the Government, for going hard on Drug Smugglers..

    What a difference between our Opposition and the Mexicans…

    • 2
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      Hey Sumanasekeram, “What a difference between our Opposition and the Mexicans…”? The difference is Mexicans have nothing but Sri Lanka has a village idiot, that is you. :)

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      Oh my dear Sumane, you are so addicted to performing [Edited out]! Do you also allow Mara to poke you?

    • 0
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      Your President has drug peddlers in the cabinet itself!! It is hilarious!!Sri Lankan people should get on to the streets to get rid of the entire cabinet!!

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    Your brother’s government creates the drug problem then you fight the it. Very much like your brother’s and your party (SLFP) who created the Tamil problem with the Sinhala ONLY Policy and then you had to fight them. Why can’t you’ll do something right the first time? You are all a bunch of jokers.

  • 5
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    oh noo poor Ella kolla wont get his supply if the drug war is successful!

  • 2
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    This PRATTLE has nothing to do with the drug business. It has everything to do with GORA’s contingency plans should the Presidential Election looks like not going the MaraGoraBara way.

    RW, CBK, AKD, Sobitha et al prepare now for disappearances and assassinations. Take heart, the People are with you.

    There are a few things you can start doing:

    Start cultivating the rank and file in the Armed Forces. There are many among them who have been wronged by the top brass. Make it known that the Brigadiers, Generals and other high ups, who are the lickspittle of the Rajapaksas today, will be brought to trial and disposed of. Make it known that a large number of named individuals lower down will replace them with unbelievably high rewards.

    A corollary to this would be to identify high rankers in the other branches of the government muscle. For example publicly threaten Mohan Peiris and a couple of others in the Judiciary known to be Rajapakse stooges with dire consequences, and also announce great rewards for members of the Judiciary who “maintained high standards”.

    Similarly with the Police, Civil Service and Corporate Sector. Regarding the private sector, eg Gora’s Apollo Hospital called by some other name today – promise to nationalize it. Similarly with large commercial establishments owned by the Rajapakse cronies, threaten nationalization, closure or what have you, and promise the stooge owners with tax enquiries, prosecution and jail for their unsavouryl business transactions . Promise to hand over the Management of these enterprises to Cooperative Societies, with profit sharing by the public. I know these ideas are loosely worded but we have plenty of experts in Sri Lanka who can implement them.

    The Opposition Parties must promise from today and make sure, that from seven days before the presidential elections, all the airports, minor airstrips, seaports, boats, yachts and small craft will be occupied by hordes and hordes of demonstrators to stop the terrorists running the government from fleeing the country.

    Promise the People that the MaraGoraBara Trinity will at all times remain under seige; that they will be able to escape only over your “dead body”. Make double Mara and Gora remain surrounded by your own mobs and will not be able to flee the country. Tell the People they will be hounded and that you promise they will not be able even to piss without guards keeping watch on their dicks. Promise the People Mara will be tried by Peoples Courts on Galle Face Green with proceedings broadcast live.

    The key to getting the people on your side, will be to disclose full details of MaraGoroBara financial rackets, commissions, kickbacks, and the secret profits made with Chinese collusion from so called MEGA PROJECTS.

    Initiate compiling a list of criminalities committed by MaraGoraBara, and their cronies. Make it available to the General Public with full details and proof of the commission of those crimes. Lanka E News, CT and like minded publications will I am sure oblige with free publication. Educate the public. Enlist patriotic minded officers in the Defence and Finance Ministries and lower grade officers in the Army Navy and Police, the Corporate Sector and Private Sector to provide information about the financial terrorism of the Unholy Trinity. Show the Electorate how they have been raped for the last ten years, starting with the robbery of the Tsunami Funds.

    To get the enthusiastic support of the electorate you will need to name the individuals who will lose their heads, and those whose heads will be crowned. CT readers do not need to tell me this is bribery and intimidation. I know. But one has to use the methods of the marauding terrorists in the Government in order to get rid of them. No Choice.

    Promise the People that after the MaraGoraMara Trinity is deposed that you will install legislation, providing punishment for politicians caught with the hand in the till, that will ranging from a minimum of 10 years jail time to hanging in public depending on the severity of the thievery. To save your own arses you may stipulate that the New Order will take effect after MaraGoraBara and their cronies have been punished, and for crimes committed after taking office under the New Order.

    After the shit is wiped clean, we can set out to reinstall law and order, to guarantee a country governed subject to the Rule of Law for future generations.

    The other condition is to make the people angry and frothing with the ruling regime. Make them compare the misery they go through on a daily basis just so they keep body and soul together, with the decadent opulence of the Rajapakse family and cronies. Use the AKD formula. When all of the downtrodden suffering masses start salivating with the prospect of delivering punishment to Mara and his crooks under the new order, and enjoying some degree of dignity and prosperity for themselves, the Rajapakse crown will already have been lost.

    Thinking people know this will be a do or die battle. Our side has to win: otherwise Sri Lanka is doomed for disgrace and annihilation.

  • 2
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    He should start at the top……the Prime Minister !!!

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    How can Gota (Goat Man)stop the drug barons when the monitoring MP for the defence ministry Duminda Silva (Kudu Duminda)is one of the biggest suppliers in the country

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    Gota is tackling the drug trade first.

    Imagine if he tackles the corruption trade first. At the very start the Mafia brothers must commit harakiri. What a wonderful thought hmmmm.

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    If Sri Lanka is serious about drug-related crime she should look at the examples of Uruguay and several states in the USA where recreational cannabis has been legalized (in addition to medical use). Prohibition does not work, and results in cannabis being supplied by criminal networks.

    The problems of injecting drug use and amphetamine abuse are primarily medical problems and there should be political awareness of the role that the pharmaceutical industry and medical profession play in worsening the problem of drug addiction. There is a clear link between starting children off on stimulant drugs (used for ‘ADD’ and ‘ADHD’) and later addiction to speed (amphetamines). Both amphetamines and heroin, as well as the widely abused benzodiazepines (Valium, Xanax etc) are highly addictive, and were the products of the Western pharmaceutical industry. Not so Cannabis, which has been smoked and eaten around the world for thousands of years.

    Cannabis grows well in Sri Lanka and if the trade is made legal it will free the police to deal with the problem of smuggling and distributing heroin and amphetamines. The role of the medical profession in worsening drug addiction should be addressed by discouraging the over-prescription of addictive drugs by doctors in the public and private health systems and public awareness of the addictiveness and dangers of these drugs.

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    Gota is speaking with his hidden agenda, a Plan B to be enforced with
    the Armed forces where his henchmen are well-off similar to KP, if the
    results of the early PE goes hay-wire. Rigging has its limits?

    The agenda could be a “Palace-coup” and very “democratically” M.Peris
    will adjudicate that the Army will be in control untill things are
    sorted out: A new Maynmmar will be born – this is DEFINITE. CW/India
    will keep silent. The Opposition should be aware of this plausible direction MR & cabal could take. The Media will be controlled under
    Emergency laws and the Opposing people will be “house-arrasted” by the
    26 Army Cantonments. The people WILL be silenced and no “Spring” as
    this is a Sinhala Buddhist Country!- read as Burma. The TNA too will be
    house-arrested for International silence. The Embassies will be
    shadowed.

    Good governance begins with Election out-come and it is in the hands
    of S.L. Sinhala Buddhist – MR is giving us an early chance to DECIDE,
    depite his poularity falling by 7% in 10 days! Therefore his AGENDA
    must be WIN by hook or crook, as it is his life that is at stake.Period

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