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FCID arrests Yoshitha Rajapaksa

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Yoshitha Rajapaksa, former President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s son was arrested by the FCID a short while ago, Navy Spokesman Captain Akram Alevi said. He said Mr. Rajapaksa would be produced before the Kaduwela Magistrate soon.

A few days ago, Chief Government Whip Gayantha Karunatilleke told Parliament that the Navy would take action against Lieutenant Rajapaksa based on the advice of the President's office in the wake of the recommendations made by the tripartite committee.

He also said that some Rs.16 million had been spent by the state for his training in Britain and Ukraine.

  Comments - 27

  • dulan Thursday, 04 February 2016 09:11 AM

    Justice is when punishment is given

    big boss Saturday, 30 January 2016 04:58 PM

    Kama kohomada

    Dee Saturday, 30 January 2016 04:59 PM

    Good news after several months

    Perera Sunday, 31 January 2016 03:44 AM

    Do the crime do your time. Good lesson for those abusing power. His father was President alright, but he should have been equal with all his colleagues doing everything on merit. He also influenced Navy top brass to take over 150 year old traditional Trinco Harbour Masters bungalow, destroyed tradition. Ditto dharma vedaneeya karma!!

    myraspi Saturday, 30 January 2016 05:17 PM

    Admit himself to hospital, get bail days later be a free man as he was before.the circus continues.

    Real Peace Saturday, 30 January 2016 05:20 PM

    I am pinching myself to believe this! A couple of years ago this would have been utterly unimaginable!!

    Alisten Sydney Sunday, 31 January 2016 06:50 AM

    This is just a show off .Rajapaksa met Mathri so this is to cover up from other crimes committed including Ruby player killing. There a murder crimes against this people

    Pri Sunday, 31 January 2016 07:17 AM

    This this a whole tamasha. Elections round the corner.

    Asokamal Saturday, 30 January 2016 05:30 PM

    At last some justice!Hope he will end up in jail rather than in a merchant ward.

    Bala Saturday, 30 January 2016 05:33 PM

    Thought this will never happen. Good going. Get them for their wrongdoings.

    lalith de silva Saturday, 30 January 2016 05:36 PM

    hm..at last..........navy must tell openly how he abuse power

    Roshan Sunday, 31 January 2016 09:18 AM

    Athi Vishistai sir.

    Rohan Sunday, 31 January 2016 09:20 AM

    We want to see big fish going to jail.

    Paddy Saturday, 30 January 2016 05:46 PM

    This is just a red herring. Arrest him for bigger crimes committed.

    Nadeesha Saturday, 30 January 2016 05:57 PM

    Could not his father spend Rs.16 Million which even a Provincial Council member can afford to pay?

    indi Saturday, 30 January 2016 06:00 PM

    Sad, but acceptable.it seems the judiciary is brave in srilanka at present.

    citizenperera Saturday, 30 January 2016 06:01 PM

    The hospital bed is crying asking for Yoshitha.

    Wesko Sunday, 31 January 2016 12:02 PM

    What can this boy do ? For the Father and Brothers mistake.. Good Lessons to all.

    Veda-mama Saturday, 30 January 2016 06:02 PM

    Oh! No!! No!!! Sixteen Million Rupees, for what???

    shiranee Sunday, 31 January 2016 12:05 PM

    So can we please have justice for the guy who got assaulted by Hirunika as well..

    Pun Saturday, 30 January 2016 06:05 PM

    Blame the Committee. MR2 is notSafe yet

    mervin de silva Saturday, 30 January 2016 06:07 PM

    justice at last. no one is above law.

    Johnny Saturday, 30 January 2016 06:08 PM

    When is he getting the bail?

    Marc Saturday, 30 January 2016 06:33 PM

    Finally this government is fulfilling their promises and taking the fellows in. Took you long enough!

    Publik Abilik Saturday, 30 January 2016 06:37 PM

    Time to pull out Alpachchies credit card

    jena Saturday, 30 January 2016 06:41 PM

    can a ordinary Navy Personal can be a director of a television channel ? and involve in politics ?Why navy not taken any action ?when army did it for SF

    Mahen Saturday, 30 January 2016 06:47 PM

    SL going to the right direction

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