Also, Mr. Gotabhaya Rajapaska says the underworld or drug traffickers do not exist now. Speaking further the Defense Secretary says law or existence of independent commissions only would not be of any use. He makes such observations even when complaints have been filed against the head of the Bribery Commission.
Also, there are many instances of perpetrators who have been sentenced by the judiciary being set free using the powers of the President.
Analysts point out that making such statements, when no inquiry has been carried out regarding a secretary to the Prime Minister who has been accused of involvement in bringing in to the country a container with 262 kilogram of heroin, is a very serious issue.
Members of the underworld who were not favourable to the government have been murdered using various manoeuvres and several more have been sent abroad with the protection of the government. One of the most talked about occurrences regarding the implementation and enforcement of the law is the incident where Sudharman Radaliyagoda, a programme producer of ITN, being able to avoid legal procedures with the full patronage of the Defence Secretary.
Courtesy: Lanka Truth