Journalists allegedly threatened by Parliament employee

srilanka_parliament-8At least two journalists have allegedly been threatened by a Parliament employee, Speaker Karu Jayasuriya was informed today.

The journalists had allegedly been threatened for reporting in an incident where the Parliament employee had used the chair of the Speaker.

Opposition Parliamentarian Dinesh Gunawardena raised the matter with the Speaker today and the Speaker said he will look into it.

The Speaker however said that there are more important things taking place in the country and the incident involving the use of his chair is not important. (Colombo Gazette)