Sri Lanka on the watch for secret agents of Channel-4
The Sri Lankan government is on the lookout for the people secretly supplying information to the Channel-4 television of UK, Sri Lanka’s Sinhala daily The Divaina newspaper reported today.
The newspaper reported that the Ministry of Defense has requested from the public to inform it if they know about any person secretly assisting the Channel-4 to betray the country.
The government suspects that certain persons are betraying the country for monetary gains.
Channel-4 continues to produce documentaries regarding alleged war crimes in Sri Lanka with the use of unauthenticated images claimed to be received from the island.
Several exiled journalists calling themselves the Journalists for Democracy in Sri Lanka (JDS) claimed few years ago they provided a video clip to Channel-4.
However, the Sri Lanka government has denied the authenticity of these materials.
The Ministry of Defense asked the public to provide information on people providing false information to foreign media outlets for monetary rewards.