Issuing a statement, Mr.Jayasuriya said that “It is well known that these gangs who suppress opposing political views using iron bars during the pasthad the blessings of some politicians or politically powerful persons".
"Now these goons are so powerful that they are bold enough to use automatic weapons to suppress those who profess a different political view from their political masters.”
He said that “this is clearly evident from the incident which took place at Katuwana, where a meeting organized by the JVP was attacked using automatic weapons.
This was clearly proved the way government and police department reacted on the murder at Katuwana area.
At present prices for essential food items increased in the country. It was suspicious whether government would be able to win in the next election.