Namal Rajapaksa remanded till 18 July
Hambantota District MP Namal Rajapaksa has been remanded until 18 July, after he was produced before Fort Magistrate Lanka Jayarathne.
The bail application submitted on behalf of MP Namal Rajapaksa was rejected by the Fort Magistrate.
Namal Rajapaksa was arrested as he arrived at the FCID to give a statement on a financial irregularity this morning. The MP was summoned to obtain a statement regarding a financial transaction with Indian real estate company ‘Krrish Group’, an official said.
Hambantota District MP Namal Rajapaksa will be produced before the Fort Magistrate’s Court this afternoon.
Namal Rajapaksa was arrested as he arrived at the FCID to give a statement on a financial irregularity. The FCID and the special Presidential Commission of Inquiry had recorded statements from the MP in previous occasions as well.
Meanwhile, former Defense Secretary Ghotabhaya Rajapaksa and MP Kumara Welgama reported to the FCID this morning. MP Kumara Welgama has been summoned to the FCID today to record a statement in connection with importing spare parts for SLTB buses without paying duty. A FCID spokesman said that the statements are being recorded from the three individuals at the moment.
However, earlier today, Namal Rajapaksa in a Facebook status update said, “Yahapalanaya” ministers appear to be deciding who to arrest. This is “good governance” at its best, taking the law in to its own hands. We will never stop our struggle for a people’s government.
Parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa was arrested by the Financial Crimes Investigation Division, a short while ago.
He was arrested when he went to give a statement regarding a fraud of Rs.70 million.
Gotabaya – Namal summoned before FCID
Former Defense Secretary Ghotabhaya Rajapaksa and Namal Rajapaksa arrived at the Police Financial Crimes Investigation Division this morning in order to provide a statement.
The former Defense Secretary had been summoned to the Police FCID to be questioned over an allegation that he had constructed the D.A. Rajapaksa Museum, utilizing 90 million rupees which belonged to the Low Lying Land Development Board.
Meanwhile, Parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa was also summoned to the Police FCID, in order to provide a statement over the alleged displacement of 70 million rupees.
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