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Asian Tribune is published by E-LANKA MEDIA(PVT)Ltd. Vol. 20 No. 101

The licenses of the ABC Radio Network withdrawn this morning.

By Ruwan Weerakoon

Colombo, 26 October, (Asiantribune.com): The licenses of the ABC Radio Network has been withdrawn this morning.

Media Minister Anura Priyadarshana Yapa withdrew the licenses of ABC Radio Network (Hiru FM, Sha FM, Sooriyan FM and Gold FM) today early morning after conducting a preliminary inquiry, as well as recording statements from editors.

He said the news was misleading and the public had panicked with regard to news carried on 24th between 7.45pm to 8.00pm which stated that LTTE had infiltrated close to Thissamarama Ranimithanna.

The Media Ministry yesterday launched an inquiry against the private radio channel for allegedly airing a false news report which led to a panic situation among the public.
Officials recorded statements from the private radio channel regarding a news report on an incident at Ranminithenna at Tissamaharama.

- Asian Tribune -

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