Friday, May 29, 2009

Several Sinhala journalists were in the payroll of the LTTE – IGP

Hilary Rajakarunanayake, Editor – Sri Lanka, Asian Tribune

Colombo, 29 May, ( "According to some latest investigations of the police, several journalists , mostly Sinhalese, were in the payroll of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE)". This was revealed by the Inspector General of Police Jayantha Wickramaratne, in an interview with ITN late last night(28).

"They betrayed the noble profession of journalism and not only distorted and misreported against Sri Lanka but also worked for cash and other fringe benefits like fully funded foreign trips", he said. Full text