Security Boost For TNA’s Sumanthiran

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Tamil National Alliance (TNA) MP M. A. Sumanthiran will receive a security boost, amidst claims that he is a target of an assassination plot.

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Speaker Karu Jayasuriya informed Parliament today that the relevant authorities have been notified to ensure the security of Sumanthiran.

The statement however comes amidst serious allegations levelled against the government that it is cooking up an assassination plot against the TNA MP in an effort to retain the army in the north. In January, the Terrorist Investigation Department (TID) said it arrested four ex-LTTE cadres for allegedly plotting to assassinate Sumanthiran. They were arrested in Jaffna.

Recently, Northern Province Chief Minister C. V. Wigneswaran said that the police had not informed courts about a possible death threat against Sumanthiran and only informed the courts about the drug possession by former LTTE cadres. “This seems to be a ruse, because if the ex-LTTE cadres had in fact had any plans to assassinate Sumanthiran, then why did the police fail to mention this to the Magistrate when the case was taken up, instead they only told the court about the drugs in possession of the ex-cadres,” he pointed out.

One of the main conditions of the US resolution on Sri Lanka submitted to the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in 2015 was for the demilitarization of the north and east, and to return lands under the military back to the civilians.

Early this week, foreign minister Mangala Samaraweera also said that the government will request for more time from the UNHRC over its pledge to probe the war crimes probe.

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25 Responses to Security Boost For TNA’s Sumanthiran

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    The security of the country will be badly affected if the government tries to implement the UNHRC resolution regarding the demilitarisation of the north-east by reducing the numbers of soldiers from 1. running hotels, 2. farming private lands seized 3. occupying private houses without giving any compensation, 4. building Buddhist temples and 5. roaming newly built roads and cause accidents. They are vital for preserving the sovereignty of the country as well.

    Saro
    February 9, 2017 at 4:00 pm
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      what part of Jaffna have you been recently the one in Canada? A known fact the TNA are having major problems. Wiggy is giving misleading statements in order to discredit the truth to Ouster Sumanthiran and R sambandan and take over. That’s why he is with the radical racist LTTE filth of the party. Typical Tamil politics. Never learn from the past.

      shanka
      February 9, 2017 at 6:06 pm
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        shanka “That’s why he is with the radical racist LTTE filth of the party” Good point, CVW must have learnt everything from Sinhala/Buddhist racist politicians while he was living among them. “Typical Tamil politics. Never learn from the past.” Have the Sinhala/Buddhist racists learned anything from the past? If they have please let me know.

        Native Vedda
        February 11, 2017 at 8:40 pm
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      ‘ A lawyer appearing for the arrested persons, said the police told a magistrate court that the arrested men were in possession of claymore mines and detonators.’ As reported by the **** Yes Mr C. V. Wigneswaran. We see the language is not a strong point of you’s. Wonder which court case he was talking about. Yest another LTTE terrorist threat exposed. Now the supporters caught trying to hide details. Maybe C. V. Wigneswaran should hide the claymore mines under where the the sun does not shine and issue a statement that the police have lost the evidence. Still He and the LTTE have CMB telegraph to back them up, with their world class journalism.

      malik
      February 9, 2017 at 6:45 pm
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        malik you are farting man. Take more drugs that is your solution. When do you have to report to ISIS?

        umberto gui
        February 9, 2017 at 9:04 pm
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        malik ” ..arrested men were in possession of …claymore mines and detonators..” these are code names for drugs used by the police to get drugs from ex LTTE carders

        Rajash
        February 10, 2017 at 12:43 am
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          @ Rajash Yes no wonder CMB telegraph can print anything and its readers like you will believe. Judging by your expert comment

          malik
          February 10, 2017 at 7:30 am
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            malik kafur “Yes no wonder CMB telegraph can print anything and its readers like you will believe. Judging by your expert comment” So you think there is only one media for you to rely on for news. How old are you?

            Native Vedda
            February 11, 2017 at 8:46 pm
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        Shanka, Malik, FIRST can you answer the connection between the security of the country and any or all of what I listed above? Are running hotels and farming poor people’s lands contribute to security? LTTE appear in the radar of the military when there is a demonstration against their land grabbing, Buddhist temple building , farming private lands etc? Then they arrest some men who are in the forefront of the demonstration. Sumanthiran MP DID NOT ask for any more security boost. So why waste government money on him? In an interview with Daily Mirror Sumanthiram himself said the protests in Jaffna against him and TNA are justified because the government has not done anything to resolve the national problem. CM Cv Wigneswaran is right in everything he has said so far. For example, building temples in private lands in illegal, but, the army is doing it. He points out facts. But the racist media and extremists distort what he says. He is against Ealam, he said it many times over. It is a lie to link him with LTTE which stands for separation. LTTE is dead, the military and some remnants in the west try to resuscitate it for their respective vested interests.

        Saro
        February 10, 2017 at 3:34 am
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          Saro Can you please give the stats of the Land released to the civilians so far and how much land is still under Armed forces control? Also Most of the Land occupied as you have stated are former LTTE military installations, and around those installations when the region was Under LTTE Iron Fist Control civilians was settled around those bases by the vert LTTE recently, So when the Government does it bombing runs on the said LTTE military bases they say civilians were killed. Talk about Human shields. Just ask those ever protesting TNA mp’s such as Shritharan and wiggy. For instance there was one person who claimed his traditional property..only later he was settled by the LTTE around those bases in 2005. Go and Learn about Parliamentary Procedure.. Then you will understand how the request to the speaker by the TNA and Sumanthiram allocated security. ‘as for protest against Sumanthiram’ That is to do with the National Problem not with this particular news item. But Hey between the lines the radical section of the TNA is trying to ouster the more moderates. Wigneswaran wants to take over the party. So Typical Northern Tamil politics is at play here. Most people in Jaffna does not have confidence of the TNA because of the infighting. First look at the finer details of all, before talking about propaganda.

          malik
          February 10, 2017 at 7:28 am
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            Malik, According to NPC CM only a tiny fraction of land is released so far. More importantly, will you answer why do the military insist on farming seized lands, running hotels and occupying houses of civilians? Do those functions form a part of their duty to observe security of the country? After the talk of cooked up story of assassination plot against Sumanthiran, no member of TNA raised anything about beefing up security of Sumanthiran. BUT TNA has asked for an investigation of the plot because they themselves do not believe it. Sumanthiran is a popular MP in the north and no one or no group is prepared to earn the wrath of Tamil electorates. Wigneswaran is not interested in being the leader of TNA. He only wants a lasting solution within an undivided Sri Lanka. All the leaders with vision including Sinhalese leaders must advocate such a solution as it would guarantee a prosperous country for all to share. Diversity is our strength.

            Saro
            February 10, 2017 at 5:29 pm
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    authorities have been notified to ensure the security of Sumanthiran. The statement however comes amidst serious allegations levelled against the government that it is cooking up an assassination plot against the TNA MP in an effort to retain the army in the north REALLY BY WHOM? If this is a plot then Sumanthiran the man who their after himself who confirmed the story, would not have requested the speaker to extra security from the speaker. he in fact would have asked the speaker to remove the security..(as per parliamentary procedure) C. V. Wigneswaran is more Sumanthiran than Sumanthiran.. As a judge he very knows too well the police custody and bail methods of the courts. And given the LTTE networks that still exist these people will jump bail flee to norway, canada etc then couple more people can be added to the missing persons list. come on the 10 followers will of the site will be fooled by this Entertainment. Hopefully not the rest

    malik
    February 9, 2017 at 4:44 pm
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    When will this charade end?

    jansee
    February 9, 2017 at 5:27 pm
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    Tamils will not kill this well educated eloquent lawyer but uneducated white van filth would try?

    nimal
    February 9, 2017 at 6:55 pm
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    Sumanthiran take care! You only too well the people who removed Raviraj,and were released by a Sinhala-speaking Jury!

    Plato.
    February 9, 2017 at 7:22 pm
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    This should read as you only know too well…

    Plato.
    February 9, 2017 at 7:25 pm
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    Oh Nimal… They did not kill kadir, Neelan, Amir…… they killed themselves. People who revoved Raviraj certainly did not kill them. Is Wiggie’s men attempting to get rid of Sumanthiran for Wiggie to rule the roost in the north???

    thondamannay
    February 9, 2017 at 9:53 pm
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    remember filth, what goes around comes around. lol

    chckthecheat
    February 10, 2017 at 7:29 am
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    security means espionage on him. What he eats where and when he goes. His routine and daily chorus. what and whom he speaks all will be recorded. Not only about him but also about his family ,children, friends and mates.

    Pacs
    February 10, 2017 at 4:21 pm
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    This is just one incident; there are many many more that go unreported or are suppressed by RW and MY3 and Mangala S. The army has discovered far more weapons and explosives and also know of many other assassination attempts to force war again by LTTE and GTF people including people in Norway. Who knows if Norwegian government is also behind it? This is serious. While Mangala and the pathetic liberals wreak havoc and humiliate the military(as they say, we are reduced to supplying water in water bowsers) and deny its role in ending the war, LTTE and GTF have other great plans. In 2 years they will wreak havoc. Tamil youth gangs are engaging in robbery and drugs now in Jaffna. A lot of so called ex LTTErs can be bought for a few thousand rupees. Wait 2 years. They hate Sumanthiran because he is a Royalist and a moderate. Outside Tamils want war not the local tamils

    Thaiposam
    February 10, 2017 at 5:29 pm
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    Government removed strategic anti terrorism anti hijack personnel from COlombo Harbour. Why? They are paranoid pricks and Sirisena is shitting in his knickers afraid of the military and his mind is poisoned by some crooked elements. They forced the military to remove the specialized unit and wanted it entirely out of WP but at least the army stood up and said no they will not go further than Panagoda. Why is the army being reduced to carrying water in bowsers? RW has always been afraid of the military since he lied last time and destroyed LRRP along with his patheit Police SP the brother of the torturer of Batalanda.

    Thaiposam
    February 10, 2017 at 5:33 pm
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    ” security means espionage on him. What he eats where and when he goes. His routine and daily chorus. what and whom he speaks all will be recorded. Not only about him but also about his family ,children, friends and mates. ” LOL. This is something new??? You can record but you may be recording false info if he knows…ahhh duh.

    chckthecheat
    February 10, 2017 at 5:47 pm
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    People, there is no Malic in North and the opinion of Malik/or punchy Banda in the name of Malik is second handed and most of the comments are to get something in return. Expecting something is the big curse to many countries like ours, may be due to very low per capita income for many and struggle for the daily bread. Poor people cry for salt to their daily rice&curry and people like MR cry for Monk fish for their evening tea but still ordinary poor people/modias support MR to get some salt and salt only no more. Until we come out of our third world mentality, we can’t save our country if we actually care. When army was ordered to killing Tamils, Singhalese thought that they are not affected but they started to kill Singhalese as well. Likewise, how long they are going to grab land in the north (isn’t it boring), soon they will come to south. The dog howl towards moon and we howl looking at Singapore for ever and ever until cotton fruit ripe.

    Senthil
    February 12, 2017 at 11:38 am
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    Dear all, As far as I know the 5 men remanded will be taken to court tomorrow in Kili. It would be nice to finally receive a first hand media report from the court explaining what is going on.

    Lone Wolf
    February 12, 2017 at 8:42 pm
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    Dear all, I haven’t found a single word in the media about the 5 accused guys being in court yesterday in Kili. Must be a really cold case.

    Lone Wolf
    February 14, 2017 at 10:50 am
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