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UNP launches protest near Fort railway station to free Fonseka

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unpprotestfort2UNP launches protest near Fort railway station to free Fonseka The UNP launched a protest outside the Fort Railway Station in Colombo demanding the release of former army chief Sarath Fonseka.

UNP supporters carrying placards were chanting slogans calling President Mahinda Rajapaksa to remit the setence passed on Fonseka while calling the public to support its campaign to free Fonseka.

unpProtestfort1Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe said that the cancellation of the membership of Mr. Fonseka in Parliament was illegal and he had already raised the issue in Parliament, but was yet to recieve a favourable response. UNP supporters also put up posters in the area calling for the release of Mr. Fonseka