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Former minister Basil Rajapaksa has arrived to the Police Financial Crimes Investigation Division (FCID) to give a statement regarding the misappropriation of state funds and a financial transaction taken place at the Divi Neguma Department, Police spokesman ASP Ruwan Gunasekara said.

The FCID indicted former minister Rajapaksa for misappropriation of state funds, spending Divi Neguma funds for the propaganda campaign of the past presidential election and several other irregularities. 
Rajapaksa, who left for the US soon after the presidential elections, arrived in the country yesterday.

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  • Baristor Wednesday, 22 April 2015 12:35 PM

    Grilling alone is insufficient. There has to some action for these corrupt politicians.

    Gokaraya Thursday, 23 April 2015 12:55 PM

    Also grill him to the bottom to know how Jeyaraj Fernadopulle was assassinated?? He might turn to be a an approval.

    Ron Wednesday, 22 April 2015 07:10 PM

    He has finally realized that USA will not be a safe heaven for him.

    Ifki Wednesday, 22 April 2015 07:09 PM

    Grilling only enough????? Need more.....

    Sylvia Haik Wednesday, 22 April 2015 06:57 PM

    The only Rajapakse worthy of recognition is the strong principled D A Rajapakse. It is difficult to believe he fathered these crooks

    when we can eat Wednesday, 22 April 2015 02:11 PM

    when we can eat from the grill

    Martin Wednesday, 22 April 2015 01:43 PM

    Agree. This grilling looks scary but just means asking some questions. And after that nothing happens. Perhaps these committees should receive some more time to prepare things?

    upali Wednesday, 22 April 2015 01:04 PM

    His volunteer appearance before the authority after coming all the way from USA should be appreciated and gives an indication that he has viable grounds to vindicate himself from all the charges which mushroomed due to the change of the govt..

    TONY Wednesday, 22 April 2015 01:01 PM

    ALL THESE DAYS HE HAS BEEN PLANNING WHAT TO SAY AND GET OUT OF THIS MESS

    Priyan Wednesday, 22 April 2015 12:47 PM

    THE NEWS COULD BE MORE PALATABLE IF FCID COULD OPT FOR WORD BBQ INSTEAD OF GRILL

    kukula Wednesday, 22 April 2015 12:44 PM

    On his return this man made a statement, that the Rajapaksa family in 30 years of there political life has never ever robbed public money.

    Nihal Amarasekera Wednesday, 22 April 2015 11:36 AM

    At lease let this big one be grilled properly @ high temperature for it to be palatable.

    Jamal Wednesday, 22 April 2015 12:28 PM

    Honesty is not a common trait among Sri Lankan politicians. They will go to any length to fill their own coffers even to the detriment of the country.This is why SL is still so far behind other nations, even behind Vietnam.

    Family Mala Payrathaya Wednesday, 22 April 2015 12:27 PM

    un okomata may assawa mayranakam iwara wane na ne apa

    Veda-mama Wednesday, 22 April 2015 12:23 PM

    WHAT IS THE EARTHLY USE OF DRILLING OR GRILLING ANY ONE IF THE ENTIRE PROCEDURE COMES TO AN END AT THAT POINT?

    Why people not udnerstand Wednesday, 22 April 2015 12:18 PM

    first please check his all US properties and also Billions of Dollars in the banks. Anyway this pawul paksa membes talk in media always talk about the war won by mahinda in order cheat Sinhalaes, Tamil and muslim people ...So by speaking that way these curks thinki that they will get the support. bUT WE ALL MUST udnerstand one thing, MR was in the AC room during final stage...our real herious was in the field . So this victory obtained by our herious...not by MR or defense secretary staying Ac room and giving command. I do not understand why still our peope can not understand this. MR is not a god

    Saman Wednesday, 22 April 2015 12:02 PM

    Send him straight to Jail....he has hidden his money in many countries....he owns many hotels in Pacific regions, Dubai, Malaysia etc....

    Shan Wednesday, 22 April 2015 11:59 AM

    The public is tired of listening to investigations and grills, show to the public actions taken against the culprits. Otherwise public will loose trust on these grills.

    chux Wednesday, 22 April 2015 11:54 AM

    Grilling only is not sufficent

    LowCLass family Wednesday, 22 April 2015 11:44 AM

    I do not understand how Namal got he is law degree and how? who rote the exam for him? in the video it clearly shows his education level . low class family and finally playing in every way

    MightyAnt Wednesday, 22 April 2015 11:41 AM

    The is the biggest culprit. He left the country on the sly, what more proof.


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