Bathideen’s arrest: MP Eran Wickramaratne questions ’Prosperity’ in the face of uneven treatment

Bathideen’s arrest: MP Eran Wickramaratne questions ’Prosperity’ in the face of uneven treatment

18 October 2020 07:38 am

The allegations leveled against former minister Rishard Bathiudeen are of features resembling the allegations leveled against then Defence Secretary now President Gotabaya Rajapaksa regarding the construction of the D.A. Rajapaksa monument, SJB MP Eran Wickramaratne pointed out.

In a Facebook remark, the SJB MP added that the Attorney General's Deparment, which had decided that there was not need of arresting Mr. Rajapaksa, is now recommending the arrest of Mr. Bathiudeen, questioning whether this uneven treatment of law before two suspects is being done on a racist tendency.  

Below is the Facebook Remark MP Wickramaratne made: