The controversial Ford Mustang which was reportedly imported by MP Namal Rajapaksa, was today returned to its current owner by the FCID.
The vehicle was under FCID custody for more than two years after it was seized from Kaduwela in 2016.
Counsel Premanath C. Dolawatta who appeared for the owner said the FCID had not arrested a single suspect in connection with the case.
“This vehicle was bought by MP Namal Rajapaksa on a permit issued to him in 2010. Later, W.M. Shanthini bought the vehicle for his son Harshana Silva. When the vehicle was being repaired, the FCID seized it and in a futile attempt linked it to Namal,” he said.
The counsel thanked the Kaduwela Magistrate for ordering the FCID to return the vehicle to the current owner.
Meanwhile, Harshana Silva said the FCID had questioned all his family members and even friends about the car which he had legally bought. “We went through a period of severe mental harassment,” he said.
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Comments - 12
TONY Friday, 12 October 2018 06:50 PM
NEVER EVER HAVE ANY DEALINGS WITH A POLITICIAN CAUSE YOU NEVER KNOW WHERE YOU WILL END UP. NEVER TRUST A POLITICIAN TODAY
Alfi Sunday, 14 October 2018 03:36 PM
No,not all there is some honest.
Unchikun Friday, 12 October 2018 07:23 PM
Nice, so when will the racing around the temple of the tooth commence. I am waiting for the next election.
Ceylon Friday, 12 October 2018 07:44 PM
state must pay the owner and all others subject to harrasment.lawyer must file a case.
mad dog Friday, 12 October 2018 07:54 PM
How come Namal baby got this money to import the most expensive vehicle. It looks like all the MPs are making money out of their perk. I am now thinking of contesting the next election.
Rajitha Seneviratne Saturday, 13 October 2018 09:07 PM
Didn't you read it properly? According to the report the car had been imported by MP Rajapaksa using his "Permit". According to Ford latest prices, these cars range from $26000 to $46000, not that much expensive if you're importing with a permit.
Redflame Friday, 12 October 2018 07:57 PM
Wasting time 2 years for useless investigations and becoming jokers when there are hundreds of other high priority cases pending. There seems in the government there is no proper policy for investigation the individuals who are threat to the government is targeted.
Borat Friday, 12 October 2018 09:44 PM
Hmm so we are to believe that it was put fircrepairs in some dumpy down garage
Gune Saturday, 13 October 2018 08:17 PM
This lawyers 5 minutes of fame defending Namal The legal system in SL is so corrupt.
GH Saturday, 13 October 2018 11:18 PM
From the time immemorial allegations are leveled against on MR family but unfortunately, no single case is proved. It seems, undoubtedly
husam ghaffari Sunday, 14 October 2018 10:15 AM
its a shelby mustang super snake 800 horsepower will sprint from 0-62 mph in a blistering 3.5 seconds and buying those type of super cars in peoples tax money.
Huna Sunday, 14 October 2018 10:39 AM
There is an old video on utube where Rohitha was showing his upgraded Nissan GTR , does he still have it ? or did it also get disappear after the GE in 2015
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