Airbus Scam - Namal denies allegations

21 February 2020 08:35 pm - 9     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


UPFA MP Namal Rajapaksa today denied any involvement in the allegations mentioned during this week's court proceedings on the 2013 Airbus deal.

He said he is in the process of seeking legal advice for a further course of action.

“I have my doubts whether the investigations are heading in the wrong direction to divert the attention and to protect the wrongdoers. I have no clue why my name has to be mentioned in courts. A proper investigation should be carried out and I will give my fullest support to find who is behind this deal,” he said.

It was revealed in court that the Singapore bank account belonging to ex-SriLankan CEO Kapila Chandrasena’s wife had a record of remitting US$800,000 to an individual by the name of Nimal Hemasiri Perera in November 2014, after the alleged US$ 2 million commission was received from the French AIRBUS Company in connection with the 14 Airbuses purchased in 2013.

It was revealed that Nimal Hemasiri Perera’s name was mentioned in another similar money laundering case at the Fort Magistrate’s Court where the main suspect is MP Namal Rajapaksa (Case No: B 195/16). 

  Comments - 9

  • roobarbie Friday, 21 February 2020 08:44 PM

    Does not camouflage UNP ministers wrong doings, so they would do their best to seek shelter behind namal even if there were no connections. UNP are made of crooks.

    Sarath Friday, 21 February 2020 10:20 PM

    Are you suggesting that NR is innocent? One year out of law school how did he acquire a huge property at Gower Street for his law firm?

    Ravi Sene Friday, 21 February 2020 08:54 PM

    Yes, we all understand now everything is heading in the wrong direction.

    cineha Friday, 21 February 2020 09:29 PM

    Denying is his own right. The public has their own right to decide.

    june macapagal Saturday, 22 February 2020 01:30 PM

    He has played out enough money and is a fake Lawyer who got through his exam with 100 marks. what a shame.

    Pantha Kumaran Saturday, 22 February 2020 02:04 PM

    Namal , we all know you are a very honest person. You wouldnt steal any money from the State. People are trying hard to tarnish your good name. Namal is a humble person so does the Rajapakses.

    para huthie Saturday, 22 February 2020 06:06 PM

    thatha and puthey must be sent to gallows for swindling public money, and also the podi malley

    Prince Jayakody Saturday, 22 February 2020 10:31 PM

    Bloody true. Only the public is blinded when the voting comes due to the money distribution. This bugger is a molester. Women should be careful in this rural area. Sajith failed to educate the public of who he is and what he is capable when he has the power.

    VJ Saturday, 22 February 2020 11:24 PM

    It was expected.

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