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Sri Lanka: JVP responds to President’s speech, lodges CID complain against fake FB pages

The JVP has lodged a complaint to the CID to launch an investigation to ascertain who is behind the Facebook page named “JVP Parisaravediyo” ( JVP පරිසරවේදියෝ) which the President referred to at the ‘Gama Samaga Pilisandara’ program in Walapane.

During his speech yesterday, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa accused the above Facebook page for maliciously posting fake news regarding deforestation, by posting pictures of deforestation in other countries.

The complained on behalf of the JVP was lodged today (21) by JVP central committee member Nalinda Jayatissa and attorney-at-law Sunil Watagala.

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