Former Minister Basil Rajapaksa and his wife had left for the US early this morning, informed sources told the Daily Mirror.
The couple had used the VIP channel at the Badaranaike International Airport, it is reported.
Accordingly, they had boarded an Emirates flight at three a.m. bound for Los Angeles via Dubai.
Meanwhile, Dudly Rajapaksa, the younger brother of the former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, who had arrived in the country two weeks before the election, had also left for Bangkok yesterday morning.
Sources said another two of the Rajapaksa family had left for Dubai yesterday.(Deepa Adhikari)