Ravi K will leave MP post?

The person alleged to have threatened Anika Wijesuriya, known as Shanil Nettikumara is not a relative said MP Ravi Karunanayake adding that if the Additional Solicitor General Yasantha Kodagoda proves that he is related to Karunanayake, he would resign from his MP post, he said in parliament yesterday (07).

Karunanayake raising an issue of  breach of his parliamentary privileges said if the Additional Solicitor General is unable to prove his allegation, he should apologize to the Treasury Commission.

Investigations to nab Shanil for threatening Anika

nvestigations are underway to arrest a businessman named Shanil Nettasinghe who allegedly threatened the owner of the house that was bought by Perpetual Treasuries Company Arjun Aloysius and given to Ravi Karunanayake, Anika Wijesuriya.

Investigations have revealed that the businessman had threatened the lives of Anika and her brother Vijitha Wijesuriya and family members, over the telephone.

Four senior players refuse to play in Pakistan

Skipper Upul Tharanga, his predecessor Lasith Malinga as well as seniors Dinesh Chandimal and Anjelo Mathews will not play in the T-20 game against Pakistan at Gadaffi Stadium in Lahore on October 29, according to BBC Sandeshaya.

This will be the first outing in Pakistan by Sri Lanka or any other foreign team since the Sri Lankan players was the target of a terror attack near the same stadium during a tour in March 2009.

Namal's secretary arrested in Abu Dhabi

A young woman who is said to be the former secretary of MP Namal Rajapaksa has been arrested in Abu Dhabi, reports say.
The individual, identified as Batapola Arachchilage Ornella Iresha Silva, was wanted by the FCID over her having aided Namal to launder Rs. 30 million of black money through Gower’s Corporate Services.

She is to be deported to Sri Lanka tomorrow (10), sources say.

Accounts of businessmen who gave money to Namal to be examined

The FCID is to examine 14 state and private bank accounts of three persons who had credited money to the account of UPFA MP Namal Rajapaksa in the financial irregularity said to have taken place in the leasing of 4.3 acres of Krrish Transworld Square at Colombo Fort.

‘Dinamina’ reports that pursuant to the order yesterday (03) by Colombo Fort magistrate Lanka Jayaratne, the accounts of Nimal Hemasiri Perera, Kishin Ramachand Bhutani and Nanda Jayadeva Lokuwithana will be examined.