Sunday, December 6, 2009

US asked to probe Danuna Tillakeratne Sarath F.'s Son In-Law

As evidence continues to mount that Danuna Tillakeratne indulged in unethical business practices, demands are mounting that the United States should inquire into the dealings since the son-in-law of former army commander has the base of his business empire in that country.

In identical letters to various functionaries in Texas and Oklahoma and also the US administration as such, open appeals were made citing as many as 16 grounds for the probe.

The Asian Tribune, which is at the forefront of the campaign, has submitted documentary evidence to press for the US probe and citied as many as 16 to 17 grounds for the inquiry.

Interestingly, this demand for an open inquiry kicked off just when a legal notice was slapped on the Asian Tribune on behalf of Danuna Tillakeratne. The notice takes exception to the AT report titled “ Every bullet fired at innocent Tamil civilians fetched kickbacks to Gen. Foneska Family” published on 22nd November 2009.

The letter of demand was sent via courier service on Mr. K.T.Rajasingham and on the World Institute For Asian Studies by Mr. Charitha N. Galhena, Attorney –at – Law, of 544/A, Lake Road, Boralesgamuwa, Sri Lanka, on behalf of his client Danuna Tilakaratne of 109 Kirulapona Avenue, Colombo 5.

According to our investigation, until yesterday (05 December 2009) Danuna Tilakaratne is very much in Oklahoma.

Our lawyers are working on this aspect and will report once we get the legal opinion from them.

It is not clear whether laws that govern print media apply to Internet publications which have no geographical limitations.

Excerpts from the text of open requests for US probe:

Governor Brad Henry
State Capitol Building
2300 N. Lincoln Blvd., Room 212
Oklahoma City, OK 73105

02 December 2009

Dear Governor Brad Henry,

Independent Enquiry Into Illegal Business Activities of Mr. Danuna Tillakeratne

It is with great respect I, K.T.Rajasingham , Chief Editor of Asian Tribune, an online news daily, published by World Institute For Asian Studies , request for a independent inquiry into the business activities conducted by Mr. Danuna Tillakeratne, 17545 Gold Drive, Edmond, OK 73003. . His Sri Lanka address is 19, Kirulapona Avenue, Colombo 05, Sri Lanka. He is the son-in law of General Sarath Fonseka, Former Commander of the Sri Lanka Army.

It has come to our attention that Danuna Tillakeratne has conducted illegal arm deals as well as received commissions for supplying war related materials to Sri Lankan government, which violated Sir Lankan laws, as well as international laws, USA law and regulations including. Please consider the following facts while conducting your investigation

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