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Demonstrations against Wickremabahu at Airport

Dec 7, 2010 10:21:16 AM - itnnews.lk

Dr. Wickramabahu Karunaratne who demonstrated with LTTE loyalists against Sri Lanka in London reaches the Katunayake International Airport amidst people’s protests.

Dr. Karunaratne along with UNP Parlimentarian Jayalath Jayawardena was accused of encouraging the demonstrations staged by LTTE sympathizers amidst the London visit of President Rajapaksa. It was reported that Dr. Karunaratne had participated in lectures of the Tamil diaspora in London. Their actions drew flak from Sri Lankans domiciled in Britain as well as the people of this country. Dr. Wickramabahu Karunaratne returned to the island this evening after collaborating with the activities of the Tamil diaspora in London.

Airport sources said that upon his arrival, he faced strong protests from the people in the premises and employees at the airport. Airport sources further said that unable to confront the strong protests, Dr. Karunaratne had fled in a vehicle even leaving aside his baggages at the airport.