Speaker to inquire into bomb threat by Wimal Weerawansa


The Speaker’s Office, issuing a statement today, said that an inquiry would be initiated against MP Wimal Weerawansa for stating that a bomb should be sent to the Parliament.

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya said that this statement made by MP Weerawansa will be taken up at the next Parliamentary session.

‘MP Weerawansa’s statement has threatened the democracy and the safety of people’s representatives’, the Speaker said in his statement.

He said the incident had drawn the attention of both the governing and the opposition parties and promised that measures would be taken against the errant MP.

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