Kurunegala Parliamentarian former president Mahinda Rajapaksa visited the Welikada Prison and met with former presidential secretary Lalith Weeratunga and former TRC director Anusha Palpita on September 11. He was accompanied by Parliamentarian Wimal Weerawanse and former minister G.L.Peiris.
Speaking to the media, Mahinda Rajapakse stated that unfortunately, Lalith Weeratunga appeared ill and that his state of health was upsetting. He was being treated by a team of specialist doctors.
Responding to a question by the media as to how he allowed such mistakes to happen during his regime, Mahinda Rajapaksa stated that the distribution of ‘Sil Cloth’ was not a wrong and that it was a mere execution of public service.