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A complaint has been lodged at the Bribery Commission against former President Mahinda Rajapakse on charges of misappropriating Rs. 82 billion from tsunami funds in 2004 by Deputy Minister of Social Services Ranjan Ramanayake.

Ramanayake alleged the funds were wired to the Rajapaksa Memorial Educational, Cultural and Social Services Foundation.

“There is no difference between the person who snatched a necklace of a girl victimized by the Tsunami and someone who misappropriated Tsunami funds. The only difference is the necklace snatcher had been convicted while others are still roaming freely,” he said. (Vishva Gemunu Priyankara)

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  • Citizen Saturday, 25 April 2015 09:47 AM

    Another milestone achievement in 100 days?

    Cobra Saturday, 25 April 2015 07:17 AM

    So MR must have thought that his only crime in the eyes of the public was appointing Tissa a minister as a bribe? Sorry sir, it is only the tip of the iceburg!!!

    walter Saturday, 25 April 2015 07:54 AM

    Appoint a Commission of distinguished people without any blemish, not retired supreme court judges.First advertise the names and ask for objections from the public.The Commission must be empowered to freeze the assets of all those who have acquired dispropotionate wealth whether these persons are alive or dead.Freeze the operations of Companies that have donatedmoney, houses or whatever to beurocrats Let them prove their innocence or fine them ten times the value of their donations.Start somewhere then the rest will follow.

    Piumi Saturday, 25 April 2015 08:25 AM

    oh..god...its unbelievable... this is something wrong. while punishing others do something correct and to develop the country.

    Kade yana gaman Saturday, 25 April 2015 08:30 AM

    The Govt is using him to destroy the Rajapakses. Do politicians have rights to accuse another?

    nimal Saturday, 25 April 2015 08:52 AM

    GOOD JOB RANJAN .BRING THESE CULPRITS AND ASSOCIATES UNDER THE LAW AND ORDER.POOR PEOPLE ARE STILL SUFFERING WITHOUT PROPER ACCOMADATIONS.

    Other cases Saturday, 25 April 2015 09:16 AM

    Mr.Rajan, please first file a case for pawul paksa family Raped case with affected as evidence and also to mahinda ananda also did in NEliya. But everything was put in hided because of the regime power by threatening the victims.

    Veda bery Tarzan Saturday, 25 April 2015 09:21 AM

    Finally doing a great job Tarzan mama. he he. keep it up

    shirley Saturday, 25 April 2015 09:36 AM

    82 Billion ??? 82 Million ? .

    Feizal Saturday, 25 April 2015 06:56 AM

    Will It Once again be an Equally Culpable Judge who will hear the case. The Complainant FINED

    GURU Saturday, 25 April 2015 11:48 AM

    Gutty man one-shot. go ahead

    Jolly bird Saturday, 25 April 2015 11:49 AM

    AWLESSNESS WAS IN THE PAST. NOW JUSTICE IS RESTORED IN THE COUNTRY. HE IS FREE TO PROVE HIS INNOCENCE IN THE COURT via DM Android App

    WK Costa Saturday, 25 April 2015 12:20 PM

    MR is cleared for his 10 years as he is looking for pre MR regime time.

    malij Saturday, 25 April 2015 01:29 PM

    This case was hushed up after MR came to power in 2005.

    LAN Saturday, 25 April 2015 08:09 PM

    I am not sure about this mans education..but I can say that he does not know the meaning of Billion and Million. If the value he says is 82 billion, he is probably mistaken. Rs 82 billions mean something around $1 billion in 2005. I am sure that our whole country did not get a billion dollars for the disaster management as donations. My child in grade 5 knows the difference between million and billion. This man probable needs a decent education before engage in politics.

    BuffaloaCitizen Sunday, 26 April 2015 11:29 AM

    Mahinda and god are two worlds apart. God is useful to him when for political purposes only, otherwise all his work is devilish.

    Prem Nath Sunday, 26 April 2015 11:31 AM

    Firstly it is he who should be investigated.

    Amir Friday, 24 April 2015 05:34 PM

    Ranjan is my real HERO

    BuffaloaCitizen Friday, 24 April 2015 03:54 PM

    Well done. We should not leave room for the Rajapakse criminals who played havoc with this country.

    Keep it up Friday, 24 April 2015 03:55 PM

    Good work Ranajan , keep it up

    Fassey Friday, 24 April 2015 03:57 PM

    What to do Haalmassa gets caught and the Thora escapes.

    Wilbert Friday, 24 April 2015 03:58 PM

    Well done Ranjan. The case should be reopened to see what jugglery "Gedara yana gaman" Silva did.

    Gamaya Friday, 24 April 2015 04:15 PM

    Good one Wilbert... Never thought of Gedara Yana Gaman Silva..

    Abraham Friday, 24 April 2015 04:17 PM

    You need to open a new trial called “Hambantota Trials” and drag all Rajapaksas and his close associations who was involved in mass-scale corruption regardless of his/her political/business status.

    Ryan Hudson Friday, 24 April 2015 05:17 PM

    Paliament jokes of one shot

    jay J Friday, 24 April 2015 05:18 PM

    Well said Ranja. Expose the culprit !!

    Sri Lankan Friday, 24 April 2015 03:51 PM

    Here we go.....................

    sss Friday, 24 April 2015 05:54 PM

    should go back to 1970, when deterioration of standards of politicians started to go downhill and accelerated after 1977

    issun Friday, 24 April 2015 05:57 PM

    Its funny that these gems of allegations are coming from the same man who said nonsense about swords, meditations centers etc. Wow ... its like a circus. Good entertainment until the election.

    Saman Friday, 24 April 2015 06:15 PM

    The greed is still developing even stealing Billions by Rajapakse crooks.....Mahinda thought he will win the Presidential election and can hide the Billions stolen for many years...One thing he forgot God was watching..he got to face the crime now...

    Mason Friday, 24 April 2015 06:22 PM

    All Rajapakse criminals and associates should be hounded and brought to trial.Good work Mr, Ranjan Ramanayake. Keep it up.

    FAROOK Saturday, 25 April 2015 06:29 AM

    Keep it up Ranjan. No words to appreciate your guts andboldness. Keep chasing this matter until action taken to expose MR.

    dharmaa Saturday, 25 April 2015 06:31 AM

    mr Rajapaska family must corruption and scams they must face court case ,no one is above the law.

    Push Saturday, 25 April 2015 06:53 AM

    At least this time let the legal eagles make the right decision.


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