Gotabaya Rajapaksa has won the presidency with a clear majority, his spokesman told AFP on Sunday, a day after the polls. Gotabaya Rajapaksa is the one who spearheaded the brutal crushing of the Tamil Tigers 10 years ago
"It is a clear win. We envisaged it. We are very happy that Gota will be the next president. He will be sworn in tomorrow or the day after," spokesman Keheliya Rambukwella said.