Nov 07, 2018

LoD sent to Mangala seeking Rs. 10b? Featured

A letter of demand seeking Rs. 10 billion in compensation has been sent to MP Mangala Samaraweera by a Tamil national living in Switzerland, over a comment made by Samaraweera accusing him of being a member of the LTTE, the 'Divaina' reports.

Logeswaran Dharmalingam had sent this letter of demand to Samaraweera through a local law firm, on Colombo 12.

The newspaper further reports :

Logeswaran has been living in Switzerland for a long time and had been working against the Tamil Diaspora there.When Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, then MP, visited Italy recently, he had gone there and according to tradition had presented Rajapaksa with a silk shawl.

However, Samaraweera had shown this photograph of him with Rajapaksa to the media at a press briefing and labeled him an LTTE terrorist.

Logeswaran has notified that Samaraweera pay the money within 14 days or he would take legal action.

(Source : Divaina)