President tells Minister Wijeyadasa to quit?

The Senior Vice Chairman of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP), Prof. Rohana Lakshman Piyadasa claimed that the President has pressured Justice Minister Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe, to resign from the government.

He alleged that Minister Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe revealed this during a politburo meeting.

However, when inquired by Ada Derana, Minister Rajapakshe said that the statement made by Prof. Rohana Lakshman Piyadasa is untrue.