Jun 15, 2018

'No obstacle to run for presidency’- Gotabhaya

If the need arises for him to contest the next Presidential election, he has absolutely no legal barrier for it, revealed former Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa.

He said this in response to a question raised by journalists in Kandy yesterday (14).

However, he noted that it is the former President who should decide who should run for presidency.

The journalists also questioned Gotabhaya regarding the social media reports that he was responsible for the shooting of the Chief Incumbent of the Kiriwehera Ven. Kobawaka Damminda Thera and another monk recently.

In response, Gotabhaya said investigations were currently underway, adding that the truth about the incident has already been revealed.