Colombo Fort Magistrates Court orders the arrest of the wife and daughter of the Governor of Eastern Province Rohitha Bogollagama for attempting to assault and threatening a woman.
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The President should reveal during the course of next week the list of MPs who have received money from the bond scam and take measures to recover the money states the President of Inter Company employees Union )ICEU) Wasantha Samarasinghe.
He said if the President fails to reveal the list he with the owners of the EPF would encircle the Presidential Secretariat.
Mr Samarasinghe emphasized that people should know who those MPs were and it was important to recover the money that has been illegally taken.
President Maithripala Sirisena did not publicize 106 pages relevant to the report on the bond scam saying they include sensitive information, such information should be protect so that action could be taken. However, those 106 pages contain the list of MPs who received money from the bond scam emphasized Mr Samarasinghe.
Students of the Sri Lanka Institute of Advanced Technical Education (SLIATE) held an agitation opposite the Institute demanding solutions for their grievances that include the admission of all students who have got qualifications, establishing a proper process of admission and increasing ‘Mahapola’ scholarship to Rs.5000 a month.
Students who arrived at the Sri Lanka Institute of Advanced Technical Education in a demonstration agitated opposite the institute.
The 7th death commemoration of Roshen Chanaka who was killed in the police shooting at an agitation held at Katunayaka was held at C.S.R. Hall in Colombo on the 30th.
Roshen Chanaka was killed when Mahinda Rajapaksa government deployed police to shoot at the agitation held in 2011 to protest against the attempt of the government to plunder their EPF on the pretext of making preparations for a pension scheme for employees in the private sector.
The commemoration organized by the Inter Company Employees’ Union was also attended by the mother of Roshen Chanka. The President of Inter Company employees’ Union Wasantha Samarasinghe and its Asst. Secretary P. Hettiarachchi and members of the Union participated.
A seminar organized by the Inter Company Employees’ Union regarding the attempt by the Ranil – Maithri government to plunder money from EPF that Mahinda Rajapaksa regime could not plunder due to protests by the employees was held concurrent with the commemoration.