Ravi Karunanayake complains to CID over fake social accounts

Oct 14, 2016 (LBO) – Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake has complained to the CID that fake facebook and twitter accounts have been carried out in his name.

The accounts are under the names of Ravi Karunanayake Lanka Intelligence and Ravi Karunanayake @RavikOfficial.

“I have no connections whatsoever with these two pages which publishes news detrimental to the interests of the national unity government and the coexistence of the Sri Lankan society. I have informed my officials to make a complaint with the CID in these connections,” he said in a statement.

Further it has already been brought to the attention of the CERT (Computer Emergency Readiness Team), a National Centre for Cyber Security in the country, which functions as a division of LK Domain Registry with academic partners to provide computer emergency response services to the public and private sector institutions in Sri Lanka, the statement added.