Pay a decent sum to Meethotamulla victims: Dinesh to Govt


JO Parliamentarian Dinesh Gunawardena has stated that the Rs.100000 compensation offered by the government to the victims of Meethotamulla victims is Inadequate and they must be paid a decent sum as compensation.

Addressing a press briefing on April 19, he stated that value the government should be ashamed about paying such a small amount. As the compensation is paid by the average tax payer of the country, the government should do justice and pay the victims a decent sum.

He went on that the Colombo Municipal Council had not acted in accordance with standard garbage collecting procedures, and that they should take responsibility for the Meethotamulla tragedy.



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