UPFA Southern Provincial Council Minister D.V. Upul, addressing a public meeting, threatened to stone the officers attached to the Police FCID to death.
He vowed to do so when Mahinda Rajapaksa becomes the Prime Minister again. The Provincial Council Minister made this remark in the presence of UPFA Parliamentarian
Namal Rajapaksa and several other local politicians representing the Hambantota district. “Collect the name-list of those who are attached to the FCID from the Constable to the DIG. They should be stoned to death when Mahinda Rajapaksa becomes the Prime Minister of this country. We are waiting till that day arrives. If someone in the government opposes that, we will take to the streets against the government,” Upul said addressing a meeting in his hometown.
The Provincial Councillor said during the previous no punishment was given to those who killed the supporters of the SLFP at the height of the violence in 1988-89.
“We know hate only begets hate. But, today we have to deal with snakes and vipers. If we don’t treat them with hate, they will turn back and bite us,” the Provincial Council minister said.