Image: Monk Ampitiye Sumana enjoys complete impunity for violent and hate speech against Tamils and Muslims.
“As the authorized body of the country to protect the national security, we don’t hesitate to arrest and implement the law against anyone who attempts to break the law of the country by sawing seeds of hate politics and provoking the public peace”, the Defence Secretary Gen. Kamal Gunaratne (Retd) said.
“Irrespective of his/ her position, every citizen of this country should respect and follow the prevailing law of the country. The laws cannot be changed according to an individual wish” he further said adding “ If there is any requirement to amend the laws which would impact to the national security, such laws should be amended after a careful study made by the field experts.”
He also said, “No one can justify things that cannot be justified. We are ready to swiftly act against anything detrimental to the healthy cooperation and reconciliation between the communities and religion”.