There are rumors that the Rajapaksa families have taken refuge in the country; India also refused to send troops to Sri Lanka
New Delhi: Sri Lanka, facing its biggest economic crisis ever, is in the grip of civil war. There is a lot of outrage among the people about this. The protesters surrounded the prime minister’s official residence and hurled several petrol bombs at him. Cars burned down. The houses of many ministers have been burnt. So far around 200 people have been injured and eight have died. An MP is also among the dead.
Rumors that the Rajapaksa family had fled to India were already rife. The Indian Embassy said that the news was rumored and false. The embassy said in a statement that recently there are rumors circulating in the media and on social media that some politicians and their families have fled to India, which is not true. He also denied reports of Indian troops being sent to Sri Lanka.
Meanwhile, Sri Lanka’s CID (Criminal Investigation Department) on Monday issued summons to the security officer of former Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa in connection with the Colombo violence. The CID will record the statement of the security officer regarding the attack on the protesters.