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Southern PC member resigns from the post

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor March 18, 2019 19:18

Southern PC member resigns from the post

Southern Provincial Council member Krishantha Pushpakumara alias Raththaran who is on bail after facing charges of abusing a girl resigned from his post today. He said that he would be out of active politics until the case filed against him is concluded. The Provincial Councillor is accused of seriously abusing the girl within one of his Devales situated in the Akmeemana area.
Addressing a news conference today, Krishantha Pushpakumara said that he arrived at this decision considering the fake allegations charged against him in the recent past.He mentioned that the people vote for a politician due to the respect and the image they possess and that although the people in Galle voted for him with this opinion, when considering the recent allegations leveled against him, it is a great disrespect towards the people. His resignation will help the judiciary to freely conduct judicial activities regarding the matter.
Mr. Pushpakumara said he will face this challenge as a normal citizen as he is accused of a deed he did not commit.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor March 18, 2019 19:18