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Former Minister and MP Mervyn Silva today complained to the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) against Former Minister and MP Basil Rajapaksa and former Defense Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa over alleged frauds and crimes committed by them.

Mr. Silva told media soon after making a complaint to the CID that he did not want to take revenge from anyone but it was them who took revenge from him.

“I do not want to take revenge from anyone. They are the ones who took revenge from me. I was not given a proper ministry to work. I came to the CID to complain over all the murders such as Bharatha Laksman Premachandra, Lasantha Wikrametunge and the attacks on several private media institutions. It is Gotabhaya Rajapaksa who was behind the white van culture in the country,” he said.

Mr. Silva alleged that MP Basil Rajapaksa who did not have anything before coming to politics had amassed a massive wealth including several hotels and luxury houses.

He also alleged that Basil Rajapaksa withdrew millions of rupees from the Divi Neguma Bill and used the treasury at their will during the election campaign.

 When asked about the allegations leveled against him, Mr. Silva said he was ready to prove his innocence and asked to make any complaint against him.(Sanath Desmond and Ajith Siriwardena)

Video by Sanath Desmond

  Comments - 50

  • sabreen Saturday, 17 January 2015 06:09 PM

    there are many waiting to come up with same case... good begin mr. mervin

    Rajan Saturday, 24 January 2015 02:51 AM

    read this

    abay Monday, 19 January 2015 07:49 AM

    You are a ordinary clerk in CWE drawing Rs.250 per month during 1970 SLFP government 1970.Now you are a billioner.HOw did you earn the money.

    siiri Saturday, 17 January 2015 06:43 PM

    What about Kudu Laal that Mervyn sent to London using his ministerial powers.

    Matiya Tuesday, 20 January 2015 12:48 PM

    One shameless life form betraying another. The best way for the dirt to come out.

    SIRIMAL Saturday, 17 January 2015 07:34 PM


    Cobra Saturday, 17 January 2015 07:40 PM

    The police must arrest him for withholding information!!!

    Avatar Saturday, 17 January 2015 07:40 PM

    Nice try, Doc!!!

    sss Saturday, 17 January 2015 07:47 PM

    wow we have a straight talker here. Hope Maithree and Co take action on this. But it is very unlikely. Never in independent sri lanka a politician has taken action against another after a government change

    Dan Saturday, 17 January 2015 07:59 PM

    I find this man disgusting and repulsive. the media needs to take responsibility for encouraging his foolish stunts just so that they could report news. He is an insult to our country and it s intelligence.

    SEBA Saturday, 17 January 2015 08:05 PM


    Creative Artist Saturday, 17 January 2015 08:05 PM

    I want a maithree palanayak.

    ??? Saturday, 17 January 2015 08:08 PM

    . via DM Android App

    ashok Saturday, 17 January 2015 08:19 PM

    How did he get the files MR had to his Hands???

    jonson Saturday, 17 January 2015 08:20 PM

    Mr. Mervin have abused media personnel several times using dirty and filthly words in public. Alos you have taken laws into your hand and acted like a dictator in many state instutions in the past.You too should punished for all your wrong doints...

    Rufus Norton Saturday, 17 January 2015 08:24 PM

    He is a joker alright but he was used for the dirty work and given a free hand to do his own dirty work. Therefore, he has a lot of inside information which he will now bring out to save his skin!

    Patriot Saturday, 17 January 2015 08:27 PM

    Over to you JVP, JHU, Hirunika, Sirasa TV and Gen.Sarath Fonseka. You have all the Proof here.

    kossa Saturday, 17 January 2015 08:28 PM

    kohomada mervin ayyage butter para (y)

    dabarahena Saturday, 17 January 2015 08:32 PM

    මොකද මේ මාධ්‍යවෙදිහුගේ බුධ්දියේ තරම? එක්කෙනෙක්වත් තමා ප්‍රශ්න අහනකොට මෛක් එක ලඟට තමා ලඟට ගේන්නේ නැත්තේ? ඒ උදවිය අහන ප්‍රශ්න එකකවත් හරියට ඇහෙන්නේ නෑ.

    andrew Saturday, 17 January 2015 08:35 PM

    All are THUGS and criminals. I hope Justice in any way. this is THUG against another THUG

    Ranjith Embuldeniya Saturday, 17 January 2015 08:38 PM

    Honesty usually produces a higher grade, it has not been the case with this man

    Waco Saturday, 17 January 2015 03:19 PM

    Good on you. We do not want Thugs and Criminals in our beautiful Island.

    lanka putha Sunday, 18 January 2015 02:55 PM

    This fellow is not that bad like the other lot. Some times bit too much.

    zuh Saturday, 17 January 2015 03:19 PM

    first the CID should arrest you for your monkey actions in the past via DM Android App

    sajith Saturday, 17 January 2015 03:23 PM

    Beliyatta nam mal da?? :P

    ChristinaDion Saturday, 17 January 2015 08:46 PM

    I am speechless!!!!!!!!!!!!

    shamon Saturday, 17 January 2015 08:44 PM

    I smell something fishy. This is nothing but a drama. via DM Android App

    Kamal Saturday, 17 January 2015 03:23 PM

    Here comes another bit of the pyramid. History repeats!!!!

    JJ Saturday, 17 January 2015 08:48 PM

    Andare the court jester is back after a brief hiatus. LOL

    NADARAJAH SETHURUPAN Saturday, 17 January 2015 03:24 PM

    Mr.Mevin you are a "honest man", only media made muddy campaign aganist to you.

    K. Sugathadasa Saturday, 17 January 2015 03:24 PM

    Well done. Somebody else should make another complaint to CID against goon Marvin Silva for robbing poor fishmongers, dealing with Kudu, wrong doing taking law to his hand etc..

    Lasantha Pethiyagoda Saturday, 17 January 2015 08:56 PM

    Many of the politicians in powerful positions during the previous regime in SL were rather ignorant about due process, rules of evidence and rights of individuals to produce witnesses etc This man also needs to be treated to the full extent of the law with no exceptions.

    Akilan Saturday, 17 January 2015 03:32 PM

    You too Brutus?. Good that you brought this up though everyone knows from day one.Recently I watched an old interview of Gota where he was very angry for a question in related to Fonseka and he said " i am telling you I will hang Fonseka". How damn fool he was.If any Gota is the only person should face the international court.

    Veritas Saturday, 17 January 2015 09:09 PM

    Mervyn is a hypocrite of the first order!

    Sylvia Haik Tuesday, 20 January 2015 07:31 PM

    If only Navi Pillai had accepted his proposal of marriage and, a marriage made in Heaven.

    Ben Hurling Saturday, 17 January 2015 03:39 PM

    Mervin for President. All forgiven.

    perera Saturday, 17 January 2015 03:41 PM

    please speed up action against corrupt MPs and other officials. aim is to recover our money robbed by them.

    anura Saturday, 17 January 2015 09:33 PM

    This guy is the biggest thug and thief in SL.

    andrew Saturday, 17 January 2015 09:35 PM

    Very funy, Yes marvin you are the man!! We know they beat up your lovly son who havent done anything wrong. I mean the future Education Minister as to say!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Kapila Karunadhara Saturday, 17 January 2015 03:53 PM

    Nothing to say.... Mevin Silva announced everthing where is the law order...

    suranjith lal Saturday, 17 January 2015 03:54 PM

    Ane kale wane wase all got together and played out the country now trying to betray others. you too have a file

    Azee Saturday, 17 January 2015 04:03 PM

    Mervyn may be in possesion of substancial facts and proof via DM Android App

    Sammy Sunday, 18 January 2015 04:29 PM

    All this being done to cover up his own sins???

    patriot Saturday, 17 January 2015 04:18 PM

    Fool is all I can say about Mervin. look like he think Rajapakse no more, remember this is Miracle of Asia, anything is possible. Your political journey is also over, Dr..

    chandler Saturday, 17 January 2015 04:21 PM

    He is a joker and half!

    m.falul Sunday, 18 January 2015 04:59 PM

    At last you spil he beans, well done you are a person with a back bone, comendable.

    m.falul Sunday, 18 January 2015 04:59 PM

    At last you spil he beans, well done you are a person with a back bone, comendable.

    Jayanthi Saturday, 17 January 2015 04:34 PM

    @ patriot, only fools like you will continue to support the previous regime!

    Jamis Banda Saturday, 17 January 2015 04:37 PM


    Malini Saturday, 17 January 2015 04:49 PM

    No honor among thieves. Ha ha. Now the beans will be spilled and they will accuse each other.

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