Published On: Mon, Jun 6th, 2016

FCID again arrests Basil Rajapaksa

BasilFormer Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa has been arrested by the Financial Crimes Investigation Division (FCID), a short while ago on Monday (06) afternoon. He was arrested after arriving at the FCID to give a statement in connection with a money laundering case, Ada Derana reporter said.

The FCID had arrested Basil Rajapaksa over a land issue in Matara on 12 May as well. Rajapaksa was previously arrested in April last year too on alleged financial misappropriations in the Divi Neguma Department. He will be produced before the Magistrate today.

Source – Ada Derana

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