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No rule of law in the country: Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith

COLOMBO (News 1st); The Archbishop of Colombo, Rev. Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith commented on the fate of the rule of law in the country today.His Eminence Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith, speaking at the mass held for the 150th Jubilee of the Church of the Holy Apostles in Modara, demanded for the public to look at the fate of the rule of law within the country.Rev.

Malcolm Ranjith pointed out that the country has fallen into an abyss due to people who are greedy for power and wealth and betray the policies agreed upon by all.Speaking further, the Archbishop of Colombo said that religion is not just about coming for the Sunday Mass, but one must also live within religion. However, despite calling Sri Lanka a 'Dharmadweepa' (A land of religion), he requested others to see what has become of the country today.Citing the incident of a bomb being found at a Church in Borella, His Eminence Malcolm Cardinal Rajith stated that several people inside the church were arrested, and were subsequently locked up for more than a month, when the fault lay with the security services, and not with the innocents. Till today, there has been no investigation initiated into it, he said, adding that however, those who discovered the bomb were kept imprisoned for over a month, only to be later released due to zero evidence.

  "Those suspects were beaten. They were forced to sign documents.

No justice was done for them. That bomb was powerful.

It was the power of the former Government. To this day, this case remains completely under the carpet," he said.Referring the Easter Sunday Attack in 2019 when 269 people died in Katuwapitiya, Kochikade and several other places, His Eminence Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith said that to this date, no justice has been served

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