22 August, 2019

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Lasantha’s Daughter Sues Gota In LA; “Mr Nandasena, Here Are The Summons”

By Suranimala Umagiliya

The daughter of Sunday Leader murdered Editor Lasantha Wickrematunge, Ahimsa filed action against Nandasena Gotabaya Rajapaksa in the courts of Los Angeles, California requesting a Jury trial and compensation. Gotabaya who was the Secretary of the Defence Ministry was widely known to be single minded and ruthless. His ruthlessness pervaded all he perceived and was not restricted to the LTTE.

Unlike strictures that bound other Secretaries of Ministries Gotabaya was not bound to follow any such rules. He was often seen making political speeches on behalf of his brothers and extended family. Any other government servant would have been issued a show cause and summarily dismissed. No, not Gotabaya. Apart from the whispered stories of white van abductions alluded to Gotabaya many were the published news of threats to journalists such as Poddala Jayantha and Fredrica Jansz. Yet this man wishes to be President of this country.

“There is no progress without discipline”, says Gotabaya throwing his hat into the ring to run for President. What about discipline for him? White vans, abductions, murder??? Is he a psychopath? Discipline? Certain signs of a budding dictator.

Gotabaya Rajapaksa was seen singing and partying with his ex Army buddies at the residence of his buddy Malraj de Silva ex Army surveyor whose wife runs montessori schools in Los Angeles. Never did he envisage that action would be filed against him as he had hired a legal firm headed by an Indian to cover his back.

Summons were served on Gotabaya on Sunday evening when he was shopping at a Trader’s Joe store. A tap on his back, “Mr Nandasena Gotabaya, summons for you” whilst photo evidence was also obtained shocked the once all powerful man. Let us watch how this action unfolds. Whilst Gotabaya answers whether he gave orders, executed the dastardly deed or supervised. That is the killing of the Internationally celebrated journalist Lasantha Wickrematunge recipient of the World Journalism Hero award and the UN award for Integrity. Lasantha was vilified by the Rajapaksas. But perhaps like all cowards he gave the nod to his trusted ex Army Intelligence Chief who passed down this to the next line and finally to foot soldiers who simply kill people not
known to them for the perks that come with it. Maybe overseas appointments to Embassies et al.

Let us hope that justice for Lasantha and the others will be met by a foreign country as Sri Lanka flounders on.

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    Mr Nandasena, ha. Some sort of a let down we suppose.

    How about presenting Lashantha’s Burger mother’s name then? bloody shameless conspirators.

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      Why now this show?!
      The US govt sat on this case for 10 years, while Trumpland’s puppet Bondscam Ranil protected the Mahinda Jarapassa family.

      This Gota story seems to be timed to distract media from the Diego Garcia Navel base which ICJ ruled against in the Indian Ocean and the US great game for a logisitcs hub in Trincomalee, now that its puppet Bondscam Ranil is selling off Lanka’s lands and ports to MCC and US proxy Japan/ ADB –as elections loom?!

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        Right on Don, very fishy that this “news’ about TWO cases suddenly against US Citizen Gota at this time?!
        Seems a distraction, like the war on drugs, form the crashing economy – when Sri Lanka is being asset stripped and sold to Fake investors funded by MCC – US and Japan and allies can access strategic lands in their Cold War against China in IO.

        Qatar has taken some big banks to court for CURRENCY MANIPULATION. Sri Lanka’s currency is also being manipulated as there are external forces that want to asset strip and take over the country. Japan’s Nomura ratings started the LKR rupee depreciation last year, with fake numbers in its Democlese Index and the CBSL should have sued it. Washington Consensus and US proxy Japan are in the manipulating the currency crash in Sri Lanka- another part of the economic warfare against people of Sri Lanka – as in Venezuela where US has a strategic interest in their Cold Wars..

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        Don:

        Why is a time line so important to you when there is no requirement in law?

        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XwEj4ms4XK4

        He is got enough family in USA too. People should start picketing those places too so neighbours will know what type of scum bags are living among them.

  • 8
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    What a joke!
    Summons are issued by courts not by individuals. And surely not to be handed over in car parks!!! It is a legal document that has to be delivered to a formal residence address. Gotabhaya can throw this “fake summons” to the trash bin. Photo evidence? What a childish act!

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      You are the joke. I guess ignorance is a bliss.

      Federal Rules of Civil Procedure – Rule 4 – Summons

      (b) Issuance. On or after filing the complaint, the plaintiff may present a summons to the clerk for signature and seal. If the summons is properly completed, the clerk must sign, seal, and issue it to the plaintiff for service on the defendant. A summons–or a copy of a summons that is addressed to multiple defendants–must be issued for each defendant to be served.

      (c) Service.

      (1) In General. A summons must be served with a copy of the complaint. The plaintiff is responsible for having the summons and complaint served within the time allowed by Rule 4(m) and must furnish the necessary copies to the person who makes service.

      (2) By Whom. Any person who is at least 18 years old and not a party may serve a summons and complaint.

      (3) By a Marshal or Someone Specially Appointed.

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        Gamaya you are absolutely correct, by paying fifty dollars anyone can file a civil case in a US court, if the complaint is correctly presented the clerk will sign and then the plaitiff pays someone to serve it, unlike in a criminal case there need not be evidence or any hope of winning the case, this is used as a annoyance or harrasement.

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          ” this is used as a annoyance or harrasement “

          Don’t you do that for everybody in CT? It just like that. It is free here so you write here. It is free for them over there. So they file the case.
          I haar New King has ran out of the hospital. You want to go and see if that bed will fit to you?

          (So stupid question man!)

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        Gamaya
        You have confirmed what I said!!

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          Champawati,

          Thanks for having confirmed Gamaya’s points. (Anyway he has put it very clearly so your interpretation not needed) But sadly that is how you always show that you have run out of gas.

          If the summons asks the defendant to answer certain questions or attend to court on certain days and if he doesn’t, Plaintiff is going to tell the judge the fact. Plaintiff is not going to tell judge because defendant claiming that he didn’t receive the summons the plaintiff wants to withdraw the case. If judge see the defendant is on denial game, he will order for arrest and bring him to court. When police take him to court, defendant will be talking about a bail, not of that plaintiff does not have a case because he is not served a with summons by Royal delivery.

          If judge see plaintiff is in fault he will ask the plaintiff to correct the deficiencies. In this defendant will be picking the summons from the court. Practically there is no chance at all defendant is escaping the case, once it is filed and proper documents support that case. If attempt to hide, that is a “life time on the run!”

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            It’s a civil case so there won’t be any arrests. The cases are in California made by private parties not by the Federal Government. His lawyers have already handled Zookas case and the court has already thrown the case out.

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      Mailing prove is accepted in many countries as delivery proof. So, mailing date, in those places, is the delivery date too for legal purpose. This is because mail is government service in many countries. This doesn’t go well with private deliveries. Lawyers use private couriers to confirm delivery. So if the client is not found couriers hang it on the door knob of the last known address. Though that is enough, to protect them, they photograph it too. Normally last known address is valid enough. But under normal circumstances, the client needs not to occupy any home as a legal requirement. A police officer may stop any vehicle and issue summons, like issuing a traffic violation. It is impossible for the client to sue the officer for stopping to issue summon. A summon can be issued in any manner, but not with illegal techniques. If Old Brother Prince’s aim is to run away from US court system with lame duck excuses, he will be stop at airport and picked up. If he is success in hiding, INTERPOL may do the look out.

      The Modayas, by mistake thought it was a private detective’s delivery so they can deny the receipt of it. But, the plaintiff party has made them look goofed by releasing the photo. Entire world knows the dodgy behavior of Lankawe Royals. They would be prepared with their own precautions too. But, even if the photo was not there, denying the receipt or denying the existence of the court case will not work. Not receiving summon issued by court is no defense.

      Remember, Son prince was taken out of plane in Moscow. Udayanga was taken out of plane in Dubai. Jagath ran out of Brasilia. They have to be on alert of a big worldwide watch on a large crew of them. I would suspect American official pinching the child and rocking the cradle on his dual cancellation. So he went and picked up summon and coming back. Same way, Jaliya became permanent resident in Washington, DC.

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      Chimpa………….WRONG!!!!!!!!!!!

      Here you go – read and educate yourself;
      •Personal service means that someone hands the defendant the relevant papers. You have various options regarding who performs this task. Of course, if you use someone who doesn’t personally know the defendant, the server will need to be particularly careful to serve the right person. These are your options for who can serve the defendant.

      •Sheriff, marshal, or constable. All states allow personal service to be made by law officers, although not all officers will serve civil subpoenas. Using this method is often valuable for its sobering effect. The fee can be added to your judgment if you win.

      •Private process servers. Many states also allow service by private process servers, whom you will find listed in the yellow pages. Fees charged are usually based on how long the service takes.

      •Service by disinterested adult. Some states allow service by any person who is at least 18 years old, except the person bringing the suit. Any person means just that–a relative or a friend is fine. However, many states require that this person be approved by the court.

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        Tamil from the north
        I standby what I said. Also, you have endorsed my view in formal words.

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          Chimpa, I pity you as a complete retard. You made a false statement, I tried to educate you and then you gave a completely a retarded reply in-line with your stupidity. Also look at the reaction to your original ‘incorrect’ statement from many others. What machine did you come out of?

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            Tamil from the north
            What are you saying? “Look at the reaction to my original “incorrect” statement from many others.” Incorrect?
            Man, I have got “staggering” 64 thumbs-down which gave me a belly laugh.
            You know why?
            The surprising engagement of a large number of people taking trouble to show their disapproval to my comment is a clear indication that what I said is true.

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              Chimpi, great logic! When one receives far more thumbs down than thumbs up for a comment, that comment becomes the truth?……………….I have never heard of this! But in your empty world anything is possible. Your ardent support for this animal leads me to believe you are paid by this murderer and thief.

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          Chimpa, Lasantha was a brave man. He was murdered by this cold blooded murderer/coward/thief. Since he was a coward, he murdered a brilliant journalist using trained rabid dogs he found among the so called war heroes. Shame on you for supporting this animal. This tells me that you are an insensitive animal just like him. Are you really a woman? Disgusting pig!!!!

    • 8
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      If it was that simple you wouldn’t get this worked up, would you? :D

      Please type below your even more worked up reply, which obviously I will not bother to read.

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      Do you even have a clue of what you are saying? LOL

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      Champass

      “Gotabhaya can throw this “fake summons” to the trash bin.”

      Are you working on some hidden agenda to land this man smart patriot Gota in trouble?

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      Chimp – Get back to your cage where you rightfully belong!

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      Champa,
      What’s CHILDISH about seeking justice for a merciless, cold-blooded murder of an unarmed newspaper editor in broad daylight? In our capital city? How come you are not so worked up about the victim’s grieving daughter, his family or the victim himself? Speaks volumes about the true nature of your morals, if you have any. It is all about scratching the back of the uneducated criminal cartel from Hambantota. No matter what! To hell with the innocent victim who faced this psychopath’s killer squad, all alone. SHAME ON YOU!
      PS: May LW rest in peace. May his family be blessed with justice and closure. Sooner, rather than later.

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        Ben Hurling
        What proof do you have to say you know the murderer? And why this sudden animated interest to file a case in USA after 11 years?
        Lasantha, who made a living by character assassinating, digging people’s personal lives and wild stories, had many enemies. How many people, families and children did he put in misery by character assassinations?

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          Chimpi, we have proof that the Rajapaksas are best friends with the LTTE – Karuna amman, Pillayan, Daya master, LTTE arms dealer KP Pathmanathan, Iniyabarathy, EPDP thug Douglas Devananda…………..I have been asking for an explanation from you but you seem to be running away with your tail stuck between your hind legs…………….why is that?

          Above, you asked Ben Hurling for proof. But in this comment I am asking for just an explanation, can you just fling that explanation out to me quickly from your tiny little head? Please please please please please…………..Chimpa please explain it to me.

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        Ben Hurling
        I am against Gotabhaya’s Presidential candidacy.
        But I stand by him as a fellow Sinhalese against this court case funded by NGOs and LTTE diaspoara.

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          Champa

          Standing by him because a Sinhalese will not help. Lasantha is also a Sinhalese
          ( thank goodness). Standing for what is right will. But unfortunately the ‘right’ may not be on his side. We have wait and see.

          Your arrogance shows. This case was filed by Lasantha’s very daughter feeling very distraught and distressed for justice been denied to her father in Sri Lanka because the very perpetrators of this crime were highly connected and this case was swept away as another unsolved murder.

          She has NO LTTE connections, mind you she is a Sinhalese. Do not try the usual practice of criminals giving LTTE label and dumping the blame on the now non existent LTTE to escape prosecution.

          OK, unlike in Sri Lanka there were no white vans to make Gota go missing. He is still alive and kicking. Let him at least now have a fair trial and let us await for the verdict. Verdict will strictly be on the strength of the case and not on other side issues such LTTE funding or the NGO involvement.

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            “Verdict will strictly be on the strength of the case and not on other side issues such as LTTE funding or the NGO involvement.” (The timing is also another such side issue.)

            You are damn right! Even the Devil can file a case in a US court of law and there is reasonable assurance the court will deliver judgement based purely on the merits of the case. This is a concept (or principle) many Sri Lankans, including law professors, find difficult to grasp!

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            Shrikaran
            Of course this court case is supported by LTTE diaspora. That is why Tamil commenters on CT forum support this court case.

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          The utter racist Sinhala Buddhist Champawati is says she is supporting Old Brother Prince in the case only because he is another Sinhala Buddhist Racist. She is not seeing justice in his. She says he is not good for the country so she will not support him on election. What a shameful moranic, racist political comment from open Sinhala Buddhist activist written in a public forum.

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          Champa

          The same way you have the right to stand by him merely being a Sinhalese so many have the right to stand against him being a Tamil, and so has the Tamil diaspora for having done so much harm to the Tamil community.

          But however the case will be judged purely on the merits justice.

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        BH

        If you have any evidence of who killed LW please submit them to the courts.

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      Without sounding too much like a water carrier for the Rajapaksas I do some reading or research first. You may even learn something.https://www.illinoislegalaid.org/legal-information/what-difference-between-summons-and-subpoena

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        Sue Siri – you looked up the wrong State – the law suit is file in the State of CALIFORNIA, NOT Illinois – you are referring to laws applicable to the State of Illinois and NOT California

      • 0
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        Your link applies to Illinois Law not California Law.

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      I think you are wrong.
      In the US, Summons can be served by Sheriff, marshal, or constable (in all states), Private process servers (in many states) or by any adult over 18 (also in many states)

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        maalumiris
        You can show me the document in which this person was authorized by the Courts to deliver the summons.

    • 10
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      This is USA, not your Banana Country.

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        Wild West – Ha Ha Ha

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      In England a summons served in a car park would be valid. I can say confidently as an English lawyer .

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      Champa: What you have stated “Summons are issued by courts not by individuals” shows what an ignoramus you are. Yes – summons is a legal document originated from the courts but is served by any adult who becomes the “server” on the person who is being summoned. The server then files an affidavit with the courts that he/she had served the summons. This is the judicial system. You may be a GR sympathizer and understandably so, but your ill advised comments as to “fake summons” has no ground.

      Also please be advised unlike in Sri Lanka, justice and the judicial system not only in the USA but in all civilized countries is free of corruption, independent of the state and above all is not made up of crooks but of men and women who are appointed post an open, thorough and independent vetting process.

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        Nic
        A GR sympathizer?
        He doesn’t need any sympathy because he didn’t kill Lasantha. Period.
        If Lasantha did what he did in Sri Lanka through his paper “Sunday Leader” in USA, he would be in jail and his newspaper would be banned.

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          ” because he didn’t kill Lasantha. Period “

          Champawati,
          for god sake read what other want to say in thier, but don’t read out of thers writing what you want to say. No body writing here legal documents, but only writing common sense comments.

          So far nobody in this website has said Old Brother Prince went with gun on the bike, stopped Lasantha’s car and fired. Read the london meeting news too. In that meeting, lawyers and human right activists have said the command responsibility is Old Brother Prince. So he pay the price.

          In Samatham’s case, UNHRC has already given the verdict of guilty. Either Lanakwe lousy lawyers like you failed to prove the case or lying lawyers like you lying again. It is irrelevant, in either case your talk is inferior talk. He is guilty person already. He doubly proved his guilty ba asking “Who is Lasantha?” (He is only big, so I would shoot him like shooting wild swine, Who are you to ask me about that!)”, He is a war criminal on the OISL report too.

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          In the USA it most likely would be through a due process not by star sponsored bullet. That’s the differenc

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          Karma is Bitch…..when she bites she makes sure the entire set of teeth and sunk into the flesh. Welcome to the land of brave and the home of the free. Run Forrest Run!

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          Hey Champa – you truly are an ignoramus. It appears you did not understand what I penned. I did NOT say GR needs sympathy. I stated very clearly in concise, clear English that YOU “may be a GR sympathizer”. Again – you jumped the gun. Lasantha would not be jailed in USA or his paper banned. Remember in case you don’t know – the USA is a FREE country – freedom of expression, speech, human rights, etc. You probably have no clue what freedom is. Your ignorance is your bliss.

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            Nic
            What is the meaning of sympathizer? You said I may be a GR sympathizer. Why do you deny now. Sympathy has several meaning. In this case, a supporter or a backer.
            Making false statements to harm someone’s reputation is not covered under US Free Speech Provisions.

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      Champa,
      @
      The alleged victims who have filed cases in California have been assisted by organizations working with this kind of cases. The name of a very professional legal company is mentioned as having been retained by at least one of the victims.
      @
      Hausfeld and its lawyers know what they are doing. I am sure that the summons have been delivered in the correct way and that the cases have a reasonable chance in court. Feel free to search for Hausfeld on line.

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        Victor
        Oh yeah, “they were assisted by “organizations working with this kind of cases.” In other words, they were assisted by NGOs and LTTE funded organizations. Otherwise how could a normal person afford to file a case in USA, especially for a murder where there is no evidence against Gotabhaya?

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          Champa

          Now i can see your and Gota’s mathematics. You thought this poor daughter cannot afford the money to defend and you can get away with justice and simply finished him off in broad day light.

          Gota knew in Sri lanka with the connections he had he can influence the law enforcement agencies like the police, lawyers and judges and sweep the case under the carpet.

          Any body can help the victim and that is none of your damn business. Do not give LTTE label and escape.

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      Chamapawathiye@
      .
      We the CT readership are well aware of your biased behaviour. Why not you as one practise the oldest – rather make the idiots clear the danger before them.

      Your dishonesty was well proved during that 52-day coup- that only stayed short but gave a political masturbation to RAJAPAKSHE family and their BATHBALAYOs.
      .
      Regarding the summons for an allegedly murderer – Please get your facts on as available on the web.
      .
      Summons can be delievered to a plaintiff anywhere … so long the officers are clear about the identity of the person. In fact, your masters are known to entire world as all the abusive men, produced by SRILANKA… ones that abused the image of srilanka.
      .
      here you go.
      .
      § 413.10 Law governing service.

      Except as otherwise provided by statute, a summons shall be served on a person:

      Within this state, as provided in this chapter.
      Outside this state but within the United States, as provided in this chapter or as prescribed by the law of the place where the person is served.
      Outside the United States, as provided in this chapter or as directed by the court in which the action is pending, or, if the court before or after service finds that the service is reasonably calculated to give actual notice, as prescribed by the law of the place where the person is served or as directed by the foreign authority in response to a letter rogatory. These rules are subject to the provisions of the Convention on the “Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents” in Civil or Commercial Matters (Hague Service Convention). (Amended by Stats. 1984, Ch. 191, Sec. 1.)

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        Babalathappu
        What bias behaviour? I was never one of you, never will.

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        Oi Babalathappu
        I said this before many times.
        During 52-day presidential coup, I stood by what I THINK is right, ok, what I think is right.
        I don’t represent anybody. I work solo.
        I didn’t want the President to destroy the age old Parliamentary traditions and practices. The party leader who secures the highest number of seats automatically becomes the Prime Minister. That was my stand. I repeatedly said that I was not in support of UNP or Ranil.
        Now another such is coming. Dayasiri says Maithri can continue until June 2020 as the 19th Amendment Act was signed by the Speaker in May or June. I already pointed out elsewhere that the term of office of the President officially starts on the day he sworn in, not the day the 19A was passed or the day the Speaker placed his signature for a reduced term of office of the President.

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      Well you don’t know much about the law sir… in the United States a summons is served by a duly appointed sherif of the court… I suspect that as much as you would like to believe this is a ‘fake’ summons you will be disappointed. 🤓

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    The guy should have been all happy seeing a large yellow envelope. Only problem no green notes inside.

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      Burt

      Do you know what Gota said to the the female who handed him the document?
      I am curious, whether Gota went berserk when he was given the legal document just like he did when Frederica Jansz questioned him on ‘puppy dog’ and its exclusive use of a A330 than the scheduled A340.

      Day by day the Mahindawamsa is imitating teledramas.

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        These guys are only tough guys within the boundaries of Sri Lanka and when they have the support of drug dealers and rouge military.

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    Tracked down ? Was GR hiding ?

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      Anyway now he is hiding. According to reliable information from California, he quickly fled from USA, frightened of what might happen and returned back to Sri Lanka,

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        Nope he is still in Lake Tahoe Nevada vacationing with friends.

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      kolla

      “Tracked down ? Was GR hiding ?”

      Of course he is.
      He is hiding from himself.

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    This is a political motivated act by Lasantaha Wickramatunge’s daughter?
    Indeed Lasantaha has two families? That daughter who been courts belongs which family ?

    Needless to say Lasantana was play boy, an additional to his world renown of Journalist?

    Any killing of such kind of that justice need to hear or has be listen to system of natural Law..
    There is nothing wrong doing of that?

    It has been better that ,Why is that claim be better ii is an Ours soil?

    Why do they waits so many years claim compensation by GR only?

    There was no allegation against that direct such misdeeds by GR ?

    Fear is behind not that by the millions of voters of island but by that current regime of New or Old UNP Rules, who are Rule and Ruin our country, nation & People led by MS, RW, CBK, of UNP’s TNA and JVP are behind that.

    Fairness of Justice welcome by eligible voters and Citizens of an island before next Presidential election 2020.

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      Srisena!
      Are you not aware that Lasntha’s murder too was a political vengeance?
      A fear of exposure?

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      Soon Ahinsa and Zookas will be counter sued for millions of dollars for defamation.

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    With all due respect for the late Mr. Lasantha Wickramtunga, I really have not read anything outstanding written by him. Why he was awarded the “World Journalism Hero award and the UN award for Integrity” is beyond me. IMHO Lasantha became a symbol of whatever he is today, because he was murdered, not because of any special journalistic abilities or accomplishments. If Gotabaya or the Rajapakshas are the actually the killers, it seems that he was killed because of personal feuds, than his writings. Also, I think he acted in an unwarranted confrontational manner and he took unwanted risks. He could have accomplished much more if he has been more peaceful and more good humoured and gracious.. In the atmosphere which prevailed in those days, it was not easy to be good humoured but he agitated when it was not necessary. Although we can all get angry, we must know to control our anger. Only weak people act up unnecessarily. Lasantha never got to fully expose what he was working on, because his approach was wrong and too confrontational. We must all be smart and think what we are up against before going to attack a whole system of criminal gangs and a violent establishment. He should have at least gone into hiding and finished what he was working on… Sadly things are the same or even worse now. This is a also a piece of advice to all the ideologically motivated activists – there’s no need to lose your lives by leveling unwanted attacks on the establishment. Think before you write and go into safety before attacking any politician and the rogue businessmen and lawyers etc. Lets hope Lasantha’s killers whoever they are, are found and punished.

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    Nothing is going to happened to Goata in the USA. He is their agent and proxy for the greater clandestine project USA (Unilaterally Sponsored Asshole). Gota’s laundered money and loot remains at large in the USA. Why would the US deprive or jeopardize his investments if taxes are paid and revenue is generated. If they are serious to prosecute Gota, the federal government can subpoena him to a FISA (on the grounds of FISC) court which will be much serious and devastating to him than to order him to appear within the state of California. However, the US will not prosecute because Goata is their proud agent. His allegiance will always be to fulfill the USA’s self-interest. Goata has proved he can be bought easily. Another reason is that the US could use Goata for their crusades against Muslims and tensions within minorities to further the agenda of India’s RAW. Few of our psychotic oligarchs who prop-up Goata as their “light” and our national savior are front men who have already cashed in this windfall. Gotabaya has enriched himself and remain a shareholder owning key property development ventures, business partnerships behind macro investments in Sri Lanka. Apart from them are AvantGarde Maritime Services, Lanka Hospitals, Shangrila, Cinnamon Grand are just a few. Gota’s facial features of a ‘MARRAYA’ resembling of a Chinaman says it all. “There may be honour among thieves; blood sucking murders among sadist. But a politician has all but none in respect”. This quote holds a lot of truth about Gota. The USA must be proud of their recruit Gotler who is no second to Hitler or General Augusta Pinochet. This is why he needs to be stopped at any cost.

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    It is very clear there is lot of Hatred towards Gotabhaya Rajapakse and Mahinda Rajapakse. I wonder whether Mahinda Rajapakse underestimated everything a lot. Mahinda Rajapakse was just watching the war, thought about his dynasty, his advancement, nothing else, and did not do much to face the secondary effects of finishing the war. This says How ignorant the prominent politicians behave inside the parliament and there is no any preparation for the future. they learn only once they become the PM or the President. Politicians are still sleeping with the TNA.

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    Were any of you at Lasantha’s funeral? His great friend Ranil announced that he was murdered by SF. Are the powers that be desperately trying to prevent GR from renouncing his US citizenship and contesting?

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      Do you consider the possibility that SF was only the messenger.

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      Yes, But that Nariya Ranil is very bad CID.

      Later PM Ranil got some good CIDs. They found out it was Old Brother Prince did it. Read that article in CT. Read Ahimsa’s letter also in CT. Then your IQ 79 will be upgraded to CT readers level.

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    Summons has a court date on it.now gotta have to obey the law. Unlike in Sri Lanka no antisypated bailouts in USA. If G .L peris uttering nonsense he should be changed for contempt of US court.

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    Two days ago Younger Brother Prince said Lankawe cases should be sorted out in Lankawe; Even Mullaitivu case can be solved at Mullaitivu. Is that any indication that he might have had a prior knowledge of Old Brother Prince is going face a case in America for the crimes he committed in Lankawe? He may get nervous because, because of this case now it may turn out to be dangerous for him also visiting to USA to maintain and administer his properties.
    ” thaneer vitto valarthom Sarvesa ippayirai Kaneeraal Kaaththom karuka thiruvulamoo?
    Not we watered this our God,
    We Nurtured it with our tears,
    Where is your heart gone
    When you blessing it to drupe?
    -Chekku Izutha Thamizhan.

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    I shop at the same Trader Joe’s where Gota was given the summons. I would have paid money to watch this and would have pelted his mug with some fine farm fresh eggs they sell at TJs.! :)

    Congratulations Ahimsa and Samathanam on getting this far. Best wishes in the rest of the process. Hope justice is served.

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    This is the end of GR’s presidential ambitions. May I remind the readers about the Murders committed by Rajapaksa regime: Lasantha Wickramtunge, Pradeep Ekneligoda, Wasim Thajudeen, Welikada prisoners (more than 20), Roshen Chanaka, and of course so many surrendered LTTE cadres.
    Country’s judiciary is not capable of giving justice to these crimes. We need international intervention to punish people responsible for these crimes..

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      Jayantha De Alwis
      We need a thorough clear out of bad and evilS from our
      Politicians, Lawmakers( so called only by title) and some of the leaders of the
      organisations( GMOA,School PRINCIPALS , SECURITY SERVICES, SCIENTISTS, LAWYERS. ) and other Crooks . That would stop the Srilankan Elite FROGS leaving the Shores of Frogland SL in fear of summons served for their crimes committed in SL.
      Champa , KAS , EAGLE EYE , G L P, and the Politicians are all Frogs lives in Denial nothing else.
      They are the wreckers of this Nation in the past , present and for the future of SL .
      Apeh Aanduwe which we try to clean up for the future generation with the help of Civilised nations may live long.
      Ahimsa and Samathanam have started the ball rolling.
      SO WATCH OUT THE SRILANKAN CRIMINAL FROGS , YOU HAVE ONLY THE THIRD WORLD AND NON RESPECTING HUMAN RIGHTS NATIONS LEFT FOR YOUR JAUNTS…….as your playground.
      Venture out of the zone will have the fear of Persecution for the crimes committed.
      WELL DONE FROGS.

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    A little dicky bird tells me that The Great Enforcer went as red as a ripe jambu when the offending document was handed to him. Inside he was boiling. Furious! Some say he gasped ‘shit eating pig’. Nandasena was a raging bull. He has vowed to make those responsible pay dearly for this cheeky indignity.

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      Spring Koha


      “Inside he was boiling. Furious!”

      Did he deliver one of his finest speeches he ever made in the interest of this island, such as
      “We shall fight them on the beaches”,

      “I have cherished the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all persons live together in harmony and with equal opportunities. It is an ideal which I hope to live for and to achieve. But if needs be, it is an ideal for which I am prepared to die.”
      or
      “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself”
      or
      “Comment is free but facts are sacred”
      or
      “We will hang her by her b***s, ooops”

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    There were scores of kidnapping, abductions and murders during the reign of Mahinda Rajapaksa and his siblings Gotabaya Rajapaksa and Basil Rajapaksa. The murder of journalists is a serious matter. Yet more than 25 journalists (most of them Tamils barring two Sinhalese and one Muslim) were murdered and made to disappear after the arrest.

    Nimalarajan Mylvaganam was a BBC correspondent from Jaffna. Mr Nimalarajan was very critical of widespread vote rigging by the EPDP during the general elections of 2000 in Jaffna. He was killed by an armed gang on 19 October 2001 at his home situated within the security zone. An army sentry point was just stationed just about 200 meters away.

    The special investigation team of the CID searched the Jaffna EPDP office on 9 August 2002 on the order of the Jaffna Magistrate and seized a 9 mm pistol, allegedly used for killing the journalist.

    However, the letter of authority produced by the EPDP officials in court on an earlier date permitting them to keep the weapon was for a 7.62 mm calibre weapon and not for the 9 mm pistol.

    The first suspect was Kandasamy Jegatheeswaran alias Jegan, a member of the EPDP. In fact, while absconding in the Kayts area, the murder suspect is alleged to have sexually assaulted a girl student on her way home from Karampon Little Flower Girl School. But the name of the person suspected in committing the sexual crime was given to Police as one Kiruba and also a member of the EPDP, police said. 1/2

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    On March 31, 2004, it came to light in the Jaffna Magistrate court that the first suspect, in the murder case of Journalist Mylvaganam Nimalarajan is also the person who had sexually assaulted a schoolgirl on March 26 in Karampon south village while absconding.

    The Kayts Police on an open warrant issued by the Jaffna Magistrate Mr.R.T.Viknarajah last week in the Nimalarajan murder case arrested Mr Jegatheeswaran.

    However, the Police were unable to find a suspect with the name Kiruba. Later, they arrested Jegatheeswaran on an open warrant in the Nimalarajan murder case. On the orders of the Kayts Magistrate, the suspect was produced in Jaffna magistrate’s court in connection with the Nimalarajan murder case. Then it came to light that Jega and Kiruba is the same person and was involved in the murder of Nimalarajan as well as in sexually assaulting a schoolgirl on March 26, police said.

    The case dragged on for over four years and then fizzled out. The suspects fled the country with the government’s connivance.

    The EPDP also killed Ramesh alias Atputhan, editor ThinaMurasu in Colombo. Douglas Devananda did not attend his funeral and did not hold commemoration meetings for his colleague and fellow M.P. 2/2

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    So, we are trying to get back Madush back from Dubai.

    Udayanga cannot be found, to bring back.

    And, Mahendran won’t come back from Singapore.

    But, Gota will come back willingly. For sure!

    AND, he has promised that someone will pay for his early return.

    All this in a land like no other!

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    Many more summons may be served on Gota. It does not matter whether it was served while he was shopping or while he was doing Peeing . Many in in Sri Lanka know the number of HR violations Gota committed when his brother was in power. One thing is certain, being a strong Buddhist he is answerable for the KARMAs he committed if not in this birth but sure in his next birth

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      We can’t wait so long! We want to see Karma in action within our lifetimes because only then can we Rest in Peace!

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    US president Trump should look into Gottabayas blood money property’s in USA.

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    Musamil of gonwansa clan says you cannot serve summon like this.

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    Now the summons has been issued at a car park by tapping Gotabhaya’s shoulder
    Where is the Hearing? Under the Giant Doughnut?

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      What your point Ms Chamapawathi?:
      :
      So long the identity is undoubtful, they can issue your the summons regardless of where you are. For you, perhaps, all these are too much, but that is common sense for ones living in the US and Europe.
      Puff nannies of your nature would not know th eleast about the law suits since you always stand for protection of HIGH CRIMINAls. We know your services round the clock are free for them… why not LADY think of your health…. yet today. ?. Even ones are busy with such services should have some sort of rest, dont you think so lady ?

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        Samson Gunawardhana
        Now Ranil will have to be “summoned” to US courts for his announcement of Lasantha’s murderer in Parliament. There are photos and audio/video tapes to prove his speech.
        Where will his summons be handed over? At Temple Trees, right?

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          Hay Champa:

          Have you heard the term “Puttalam Booruwa”.

          Stop writing crap you sound like one.

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            Burt
            What crap?
            The point here is Ranil has very clearly told the Parliament who is the killer. What is the problem for Ranil to hide from US courts?
            Gotabhaya can name Ranil as his FIRST WITNESS!.
            Ranil has no immunity. He is not the Head of State. Only the Head of State has the immunity.
            Also I distinctly remember Ranil and Maithri withdrew immunity through 19A. That is why former President had to give statements to various Commissions, CID and FCID. If the President has no immunity, who is PM? He is just nobody.
            I am very surprised. You guys have very short memory.
            Cheer!

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          Champa,
          @
          Ranil has diplomatic immunity.

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      Champass

      Do you think the venue and time would be decided when they find a hanging judge just like the good old days? May be waiting to recruit an experienced lynch mob recruited from Sri Lanka, 1958,1977, 1983, …. ?

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    The photograph in Suranimala Umagiliya’s article here will be in future history books.
    The caption? Of course “Mr Nandasena, Here Are The Summons”

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      Whose history books?

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        Kid

        Tamil’s history books of course, with all the comments made by them.Then they will have an insight of themselves as how foolish they are.

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    Leaving aside who served whom, how can a court in USA pass judgment on a crime that happened in Sri Lanka? Even if it is a civil case asking for damages. Gota has not been proven to be connected to LW’s death anywhere. It is just a political game to keep him out of elections as I see it. Any lawyers care to comment?

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      US citizen committed the crime….whether the crime was committed in the US or out side of USA is irrelevant…

      the international law will take its course…

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    Ass licking Professor might be working according to the Rajapaksa’s timeline but that does not mean others have to.

    ““Wickrematunge’s matter is 10 years old and Samathanam’s matter is 12 years old. Throughout that period almost every year Rajapaksa has been visiting the US. Therefore it is remarkable that neither of these people felt that it is necessary to initiate action during the whole of that period but suddenly they have decided to take this step,” he added.”

    Doesn’t this idiot realize that there is no statute of limitation for these types of crimes.

    “‘(CNN)Virginia Beach police have accused an 80-year-old New York man of killing two teens in a case that’s gone unsolved for 46 years.

    The double homicide dates to 1973, when Janice Pietropola and Lynn Seethaler, both 19, traveled from the Pittsburgh area to Virginia Beach to vacation. They were found brutally killed on June 30 inside their oceanfront motel cottage, and their deaths were ruled homicides, police said.”

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    Alternatively, Gota should sue Ahimsa and the other one for malicious prosecution in a Sri Lankan court. As part of that settlement, Gota’s lawyers should negotiate for the immediate withdrawal of the LA court cases.

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    This disgraceful fellow looked shocked and humbled because he cannot play his games in the USA. Murderous rascal and a thief. I hope this civil matter turns into a criminal matter and they throw his stinking arse in the slammer for good.

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    Just five days Lasantha’s assassination, a person by the name of Ranga Jagoda intimidated and threatened a human rights activist by invoking Gota’s name. This is a classic example of rubbing salt into the wounds since the human rights activist was the one who was the coordinator of the Platform for Freedom, which campaigned for the rights of journalists.

    This thug Ranga Jagoda works as a photographer for NGOs such as Save the Children, the ILO and other European Union projects. Why are NGOs employing such thugs?

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    Romesh should go to the American supreme court and demand that this lawsuit be stopped because it makes his Sinhalese blood boil. Hopefully, like the donkeys in our Supreme Court, they will agree.

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