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Former Economic Development minister Basil Rajapaksa, was arrested by the Financial Crime Investigation Division (FCID) a short while ago.

The former minister was at the FCID this morning to give a statement over misappropriating funds of the Divi Neguma Development Department.


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  Comments - 23

  • Ramsay Monday, 18 July 2016 01:41 PM

    Trying to hide the utter failure of yahapalana behind Rajapakses

    Choots Monday, 25 July 2016 08:38 AM

    He should be lucky to be in Sri Lanka In some countries people enter jail by foot and leave in a Box

    Sri Lankan Sunday, 24 July 2016 02:56 PM

    This Govt. is a JOKE!!!!!!!!It is in vain that I voted for a change!!!!All the rogues from previous govt. has joined and still ripping off. Those that did not join goes to jail for the weekend!!!! and comes out as new babies.What farce this GOVT. is!!!

    firdhous Tuesday, 19 July 2016 02:22 PM

    This guys laughter while going to jail says: what a fools are Sri Lankans, they will elect me again and again whatever I do.

    Jayasiri Monday, 18 July 2016 08:42 PM

    why not handcuffed Instead a Pirith Noola What a Joke via DM iOS App

    Lanka Monday, 18 July 2016 07:13 PM

    Get the bloody evidence right before the arrest. These arrests are only a show.

    CITIZEN Monday, 18 July 2016 06:22 PM

    Why no hand cuff? He is tied Pirith Noola instead!

    Ashiq Monday, 18 July 2016 03:20 PM

    Charging and convicting are different things, you can't keep the suspect always in remand unless a vlaid reason can be provided. mostly in the murder cases suspect are kept for a long period.

    Ashiq Monday, 18 July 2016 03:17 PM

    Don't you know the law of the land. you can't keep them in the jail forever for all the cases. If the suspect has valid reason Magistrate has to give the bail. Just because you didn't see this during the previous government, it doesn't mean it is wrong. go learn some law

    ahmed Monday, 18 July 2016 03:09 PM

    Now days SL's legal system and act of other Authorities becoming very joke?

    iqbal Monday, 18 July 2016 02:32 PM

    Are we being ruled by MaRajas yet. The guy arrested arrives at the FCID is ridiculing Yahapalanaya. Remember we voted for a real change

    Ratavasiya Monday, 18 July 2016 02:14 PM

    This is all due to our backboneless and sewala leadership of the country.

    Sharon Monday, 18 July 2016 12:07 PM

    What time is the bail????

    Thomas Ranger Monday, 18 July 2016 01:21 PM

    This is becoming a comedy. The nephew goes out the back door while the uncle is entering for the 3rd time through the front door.

    Dinesh Monday, 18 July 2016 01:18 PM

    Another episode of the same crap

    Patriot (TM) Monday, 18 July 2016 01:16 PM

    ... and the joke continue...

    Viky Monday, 18 July 2016 01:16 PM

    Very pathetic Sri Lanka

    kk Monday, 18 July 2016 01:15 PM

    exchange via DM Android App

    sanjaya Monday, 18 July 2016 01:13 PM

    This time it will difficult. At least after 28th Kandy rally. via DM Android App

    dham Monday, 18 July 2016 01:11 PM

    NR out BR in musical chairs continue in Walikada via DM Android App

    Topaz Monday, 18 July 2016 01:09 PM

    Relesed on bail for third time. Yamapalanaya Jokes

    Ambu Monday, 18 July 2016 01:06 PM

    Is Ambulance ready ? Is paying ward kept ready? Oh hurry up !!!!

    Nufsaid Monday, 18 July 2016 12:59 PM

    Hahaha epic comment!!!!!

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