To join Fonseka’s Deveni Meheyuma:
MP offered Rs 30 m
*Attempt to destabilize country with assistance of foreign
*Given offer to stay abroad and live luxurious life
*Audio and video evidence on transaction
National Freedom Front Member of Parliament
Mohamed Muzzamil producing several bundles of thousand rupee notes
at a press conference yesterday said it was part of a bribe offered
to him by a Muslim Member of Parliament to join the DNF presidential
candidate Sarath Fonseka’s election campaign.
Opposition support will be sought after January 26
Following the victory of President Mahinda
Rajapaksa on January 26, the Government would invite the Opposition
to help it effect Constitutional reforms and should this offer be
rejected the Government would dissolve Parliament and go before the
people seeking a mandate for such a change, Mass media Minister
Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena said yesterday.
Sampanthan signed two secret agreements with Fonseka, UNP
Tamil National Alliance leader R.Sampanthan had
signed two secret agreements with NDF Presidential candidate Sarath
Fonseka and UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe. But the JVP, the second
largest political party in the Fonseka camp were not aware of it,
TNA Member of Parliament M.K.Sivajilingam who is also a candidate
contesting the Presidential poll told the Daily News yesterday.