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Mervyn Not Guilty

Aug 31, 2010 6:59:14 AM - thesundayleader.lk

The Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) today (31) said the special disciplinary committee appointed by the party to inquire into the conduct of former deputy minister Mervyn Silva has found him not guilty.

The disciplinary committee was inquiring into the alleged incident where Silva had tied a Samurdhi official to a tree.

SLFP General Secretary and Minister Maithripala Sirisena has told the local media that the SLFP disciplinary committee has found Silva not guilty over the incident where he had allegedly ties a Samurdhi official to a tree.

Following the uproar that ensued the incident where Silva had allegedly tied a Samurdhi official to a tree at the Kelaniya Pradeshiya Sabha, President Mahinda Rajapaksa removed Silva from his deputy ministerial portfolio and suspended his party membership as well.