The Lankadeepa newspaper, which published various false and creative news aimed to postpone the elections for the past few weeks, in a big crisis due to a false news published on its front page.
False news was published mentioning the name of the current mayor Mr. Shanta Premalal in a fraud that happened during the time of the former mayor of Kotte, Mr. Janaka Ranawaka.
The mayor also stated that he will take legal action in this regard.
Earlier also Lankadeepa newspaper published false news in this manner and used various subterfuges to postpone the local government elections.
Lankadeepa newspaper is a newspaper belonging to the family of UNP Deputy Secretary General Ruwan Wijayawardena.