Counter revolution via social media: Ranil

Published : 8:54 am  May 26, 2015 | No comments so far |  | 

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By Yohan Perera and Dharashana Sanjeewa
People should be alert and defeat the attempts being made through a counter revolution via social media to rob them of their hard-won freedom, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said yesterday.

 


"The the former regime which allowed such things should apologise to women in the country for not taking any action against the perpetrators who abused women to fulfill their desires"


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He made these attempts when he met several social media groups at Temple Trees and said these elements were fuelling their attempts by using the killing of 18-year old Vidiya in Jaffna.

Mr. Wickremesinghe said these elements were using this tragedy for their political agenda. He said these elements who had joined a politicians to hold a party to celebrate the feat of raping the 100th girl.


“The the former regime which allowed such things should apologise to women in the country for not taking any action against the perpetrators who abused women to fulfil their desires,” he said.  


The Prime Minister said the killing of Vidya could never be condoned and expressed his sorrow over this tragedy.


He said the need today was a new political culture and the path way for such a culture would be laid after the next general election.

 

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