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Former economic development minister Basil Rajapaksa was arrested by the Financial Crimes Investigation Division (FCID) on money laundering charges in connection with the purchase of a 16-acre block of land in Mapitigama, Dompe.

FCID officials said he would be produced in the Pugoda Magistrate’s Court today.

 

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  • Bala Monday, 06 June 2016 01:17 PM

    Good show. Now hope the courts will hear the case and dispose justice. We have had enough dramas in the past.

    ANTON Monday, 06 June 2016 01:20 PM

    I THINK HE MUST HAVE BOUGHT LANDS IN THE HELL ALSO.

    Rom Monday, 06 June 2016 01:23 PM

    Result !!!! Eat this regime sympathises !

    srilankan Monday, 06 June 2016 01:34 PM

    here we round the mulberry bush!!!

    Daham Monday, 06 June 2016 01:35 PM

    This is just to cover up the desasters happenning in Sri Lanka. Once things settled down, he will be released.

    mohammed Monday, 06 June 2016 01:36 PM

    Hey,Basil RajapaksaMate, what goes around comes around !

    money..money...money Monday, 06 June 2016 01:39 PM

    I may commit suiside rather live like this. I never thought Rajapakse family like this.Dam shame.Give all your loot

    Real Peace Monday, 06 June 2016 01:44 PM

    The father of all money laundering!!

    kk Monday, 06 June 2016 01:47 PM

    no bail this time via DM Android App

    GI Joe Monday, 06 June 2016 02:01 PM

    I can see the next news bulletin coming saying the magistrate released him on bail. Musical chairs !!!! Catch all the rouges and keep them in jail for god sake. that what is done in civilized society.

    rich Monday, 06 June 2016 02:18 PM

    It must be a confusing state in Basil's home nowadays not knowing if he is coming home to sleep or staying the night at Welikada.

    Chux Monday, 06 June 2016 02:18 PM

    Pls do the justice to the people of this nation every one wants their money back

    Harry Monday, 06 June 2016 02:19 PM

    Looks the Government is planning for the next election .....

    Nadeesha Monday, 06 June 2016 03:58 PM

    MR has bought a land in the heaven?

    wimpy kid Monday, 06 June 2016 04:02 PM

    wheels of justice running hither and dither.

    Jeremy Babapulle Monday, 06 June 2016 04:33 PM

    Director of the National Hospital should have a bed ready for this crook in the Merchant ward immediately because he will fall ill no sooner he is sent to Welikada.

    Firaz Anver Monday, 06 June 2016 04:51 PM

    Today's news. Released on bail. What a Joke.


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