FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION SRI LANKA

For press freedom by Sunanda Deshapriya

I abhor the media :SL cricket security boss boorishly slams the door on the ICC too !

Lanka-e-News

The Sri Lanka (SL) cricket Association Security advisor retired Major General Lorenz Fernando who always tries to throw his weight about and parade as a great ‘Lokka’ before the media, by trying to show his pranks with a foreign media chief at the R Premadasa playground yesterday (15) at the practice match between the SL team and the West indies incurred the displeasure of all present and soiled the name of the country internationally, it is reported.

When Brian Mergetroad who has been appointed as the media manager for three SL team matches in the international tournament sought to enter through gate 8 of the Premadasa playground meant for the media, Lorenz Fernando has through his security soldiers obstructed his entry. The media chief was then compelled to tell the security soldiers who he was and had proved his identity.


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