Sep 15, 2018

Certain media accused of creating opinion against the government

Issuing a statement the Government Information Department charges that various newspapers and electronic media were giving prominence to the news ‘high ranking security force officer to be arrested’, and propagating the opposition stance.

This sort of news is being widely publicised with the aim of creating a notion that the government is engaged in hunting down war heroes, the statement signed by State News Director Sudharshana Gunawardena said. 

The full statement is shown below.