Speaker Karu Jayasuriya yesterday instructed security authorities to increase the security allocated to TNA MP MA Sumanthiran.
Making a special statement in parliament, the Speaker said that he had discussed the issue of MP Sumanthiran’s security with several MPs including party leaders and the latest situation had been assessed before making the decision to call for additional security for the MP. Several MPs have come and met me and forwarded this issue to me. I had discussed it with MP Sumanthiran too. Thereafter I informed relevant security authorities to take measures to assure his safety and to increase the security detailed to him, the Speaker said.