UNP General Secretary questioned

[TamilNet, Monday, 14 February 2000, 11:32 GMT]
The General Secretary of the United National Party, Mr.Gamini Atukorale was questioned at the Head Quarters of the Criminal Investigation Department for five hours today.

gamini_athukorale.jpgHe was questioned regarding a statement he made to a private television station, TNL, in which Mr. Atukorale blamed the Sri Lankan Government for the bomb blast at the UNP rally in Ja-Ela, in December.

TNL's News Editor and several other employers were questioned recently in this regard, sources said.

Mr. Atukorale was accompanied by his lawyer, Anoja Premaratne.


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