Friday, January 22, 2010

Fonseka insults people's intelligence

Presidential Candidate Sarath Fonseka has insulted people's intelligence by using the LTTE bomb attack on him in one of his election propaganda advertisements, said Foreign Employment Promotion and Welfare Minister Keheliya Rambukwella.

Addressing a press conference at his residence in Kandy, Minister Rambukwella said people should question Fonseka about the last telephone call received by the suicide bomber before she exploded her bomb. He said the Government has obtained the SIM card of the suicide bomber's mobile telephone which gave vital clues but it did not wish to betray anyone for petty political gain because it always acted with responsibility. He said the President as Head of State has never betrayed the country, Security Forces of the people for political gain and this was a major factor which enabled the country to defeat the most ruthless terrorist outfit in the world.

After Sarath Fonseka joined hands with the TNA terrorism and separatism had shown signs of raising their heads again, he said.

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