The ongoing crisis in Sri LankaDuring the (Sri Lanka Crisis), the Sri Lankan court has banned former PM Mahinda Rajapakshe, colleagues from leaving the country. Violence erupted in the country after Mahinda Rajapaksa supporters attacked anti-government protesters in Sri Lanka. Even after the resignation of Mahinda Rajapaksa as Prime Minister, the anger of the public was not pacified and the protesters entered the Prime Minister’s residence Temple Tree and set fire to it. After this, former Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and his family were brought to a naval base in Trincomalee by a special helicopter. Since then he has taken refuge there. It is the north-eastern part of the island country. But this naval base is also surrounded by the public.
There was a rumor of fleeing to India
Meanwhile, rumors of Mahinda Rajapaksa’s escape to India were also rife, after which the Indian High Commission in Sri Lanka on Tuesday termed as “fake and absolutely false” reports on permanent social media in which former Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and his There was speculation about the family members fleeing to India
Mahinda Rajapaksa resigned as Prime Minister on Monday amid intensifying anti-government protests in Sri Lanka due to the severe economic crisis. In a statement, the High Commission of India said, “The High Commission has taken cognizance of the recent rumors being spread on social media and in some sections of the media that some political persons and their families have fled to India.”
Complaint for the arrest of Mahinda Rajapaksa
A group of lawyers in Sri Lanka filed a complaint with the police headquarters to arrest Mahinda Rajapaksa and his associates. The complaint said that Mahinda Rajapaksa and his associates had allegedly instigated people to launch attacks against anti-government protesters on Monday.
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa declared a state of emergency in the country from midnight on Friday. This was the second time in almost a month that a state of emergency has been imposed in the island nation, which is battling a severe economic crisis.