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UPFA MP Basil Rajapaksa, who is in remand custody at the Colombo National Hospital’s Merchant Ward, was admitted to the hospital’s Cardiology Unit last night after he is reported to have suffered a minor stroke, Western Provincial Minister Nimal Lansa said.

He said Mr. Rajapaksa was taken back to the Merchant Ward last morning after a check-up.

“Mr. Rajapaksa was discharged from the cardiology unit after several tests were carried out and on the advice of a specialist doctor. He will continue his treatment at the Merchant Ward,” Mr. Lansa said.

Mr. Rajapaksa was arrested on April 22 by the Police Financial Crimes Investigations Division (FCID) in connection with a financial fraud at the Divi Naguma Department and later remanded after being produced in the Kaduwela Magistrate’s Court.

Mr. Rajapaksa is due to be produced in the Kaduwela Magistrate’s Court today (20).(Lahiru Pothmulla & Darshana Sanjeewa)


  Comments - 42

  • Kingsley Wijesinhe Wednesday, 20 May 2015 10:03 AM

    What has yahapalanaya got to do with it?

    Polished Friday, 22 May 2015 09:13 AM

    Common thieves do not believe in god only money

    upali Tuesday, 19 May 2015 01:07 PM

    But judicial medical officer pronounced that he is not having any significant ilness

    MR Tuesday, 19 May 2015 01:15 PM

    he is a very good actor from childhood Days via DM Android App

    Arey Wa wa prison becomes Like Hospital now Tuesday, 19 May 2015 01:12 PM

    My god after stealing billions of dollars and holding billions of worth properties in USA and also in sri lanka, still he needs to lie in the jail also. He landed to the country with health and colours, even if he send back to home, there wont be any health problem. When he stay in the jail only all A-Z health problem coming. this is not only for him for other culprits also. May be he needs Air condition cooling air in jail

    we can not belive the PAwul Game Tuesday, 19 May 2015 01:15 PM

    do not beleive this pawul game. what they have done already in the country more than enough. King cancer is guiding him properly on his each visits and also over the phone whenever there is visitors intervals time

    strokes Tuesday, 19 May 2015 01:25 PM

    Stroke patients are admitted to the neurology ward. Not cardiology... This shows the severity of the stroke...., may be he wanted to show his brain to Dr Vajira Senatathna one time his brother s cardiologist.

    Soma Aunty Tuesday, 19 May 2015 01:32 PM

    Well Yahapalanaya in action!

    suresh Tuesday, 19 May 2015 01:35 PM

    given all the politicians being sent to hospital, its hard to know if this is for real or not

    noel Tuesday, 19 May 2015 06:57 PM

    Next is that he needs to go abroad for treatment and moda Ranil will allow him to go. You will never see this fellow after that

    Buruwa Tuesday, 19 May 2015 01:39 PM

    A real stroke or an excuse to get outside the prison bars ?

    Coconut Republic Tuesday, 19 May 2015 01:48 PM

    Get well soon. Surrender all what illegitimately earned , apologise to Srilankans. Live your life stress free with our blessing. We will pardon you.

    FJ Tuesday, 19 May 2015 07:02 PM

    HA HA HAAAA Basil is unbelievable....

    Jayan Tuesday, 19 May 2015 01:48 PM

    I wish this man Basil was never born in Sri Lanka.

    Sinhaya Tuesday, 19 May 2015 01:59 PM

    Is it retribution via DM Android App

    Bala Wednesday, 20 May 2015 10:43 AM

    He suffers heart attack only ha ha - he should be made to really suffer here in jail and in Hell as well.

    David Tuesday, 19 May 2015 07:25 PM

    Scenario-01 : minor attack, then transfer to National hospital, then Need Further medication ; possibly from US, then Escape......................

    MilkyWay Tuesday, 19 May 2015 01:58 PM

    Two or four stroke.

    Janak Tuesday, 19 May 2015 07:36 PM

    Now he will also forget everything!!

    Kiris Baba Amaray Tuesday, 19 May 2015 07:39 PM

    its only a drama to escape.....

    Bubble Banda Tuesday, 19 May 2015 07:40 PM

    Basil also an actor like brother who is an actor.

    Desmond Jeromme Tuesday, 19 May 2015 07:42 PM

    Tomorrow Weerawansa also will act the same drama, but no drama... att: CID

    Horri Jimonis Tuesday, 19 May 2015 07:44 PM

    Basil you are a good actor man like Duminda Silva who acted a good drama from Singapore, losing his memory.... Ha...Ha...Ha... Mind it, MS or RW are not fools.

    fawzan Tuesday, 19 May 2015 07:45 PM

    Whole Rajapaksha family deserve electric chair (it will cure from stroke to cancer). Only Gotha needs the electric in his head so that will die as sane person

    Desmond Jeromme Tuesday, 19 May 2015 07:46 PM

    Mr. Basil, if you are guilty by your conscience, may be you will face such situations. Admit your faults and come out from the den. Even your brothers, least worried.....

    LSK Tuesday, 19 May 2015 02:18 PM

    Tomorrow case, today minor stroke. Sigh!

    Horri Jimonis Tuesday, 19 May 2015 07:49 PM

    Well, the whole world knows that you played out pubic money...

    AR Wednesday, 20 May 2015 10:55 AM

    this is too funny...

    J Palitha Tuesday, 19 May 2015 07:50 PM

    You and your family played out and ruined our country..... God is also watching.

    Bubble Banda Tuesday, 19 May 2015 07:51 PM

    Feel sorry for you man, but why did you play out public money?

    AR Wednesday, 20 May 2015 10:56 AM


    AR Wednesday, 20 May 2015 10:57 AM

    Such a drama... these people should be punished immediately, and to return all the public funds.

    AR Wednesday, 20 May 2015 10:58 AM

    such a fate of our nation is this family...

    Fayas Tuesday, 19 May 2015 02:51 PM

    Comedy star of the Year

    majitc Tuesday, 19 May 2015 02:55 PM


    Lanka Shantha Tuesday, 19 May 2015 08:33 PM

    Ane, rate thiyana salli visthara okkama ikmanta kiyanda.

    kamalhot1 Tuesday, 19 May 2015 03:02 PM

    We all are having critical strokes in finance because of you all.

    Last Sick Will be Pukay Amaru Tamai Tuesday, 19 May 2015 03:16 PM

    aney mey rata sidawane delwala kana balanakota heena wanda da annada da kiyala dane na apa

    YURI Tuesday, 19 May 2015 03:31 PM

    ohhh punchi baby

    shiromi Croos Wednesday, 20 May 2015 11:40 AM

    He is gets air-conditioning in the jail

    shiromi Croos Wednesday, 20 May 2015 11:41 AM

    One day when if he had a real stroke no one will believe him

    Nihal Amarasekera Wednesday, 20 May 2015 09:28 AM

    Is it a Master Stroke, going awry?

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