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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2704

"Where are we heading to?" - Anandasangaree on the assassination of Lasantha Wickrematunge

Colombo, 09 January, (Asiantribune.com): "Where are we heading to? Is it not the responsibility of all of us, as citizens of this country, to help to track down the culprits responsible for this cowardly act? It is a shame on all of us, if the culprits are not arrested immediately and brought before the court of law and punished," said V. Anandasangaree, President – TULF.

TULF leader Anandasangaree on the Assasination of Lasantha Wickrematunge, Editor of Sunday Leader in a statement to the press said:

"I am shocked and greatly grieved at the brutal killing of Mr. Lasantha Wickrematunge a very popular and courageous journalist. He had been a long standing friend of mine. I have attended number seminars along with him and his presentations had been very remarkable. On one occasion we spent more than a week together at a workshop on “Conflict Resolution” held in Austria.

"These types of brutal murders are now on the increase. Where are we heading to? Is it not the responsibility of all of us, as citizens of this country, to help to track down the culprits responsible for this cowardly act? It is a shame on all of us, if the culprits are not arrested immediately and brought before the court of law and punished.

"I convey my deepest sympathies to the members of the Lasantha family. May his soul rest in peace.

V. Anandasangaree,
President – TULF."

- Asian Tribune -

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