Colombo Telegraph

No Bail For Basil

Kaduwela Magistrate today further remanded former Minister Basil Rajapaksa till August 8 for allegedly misappropriating state funds amounting to Rs. 33 million from the Divi Neguma Funds.

The Magistrate also ordered the FCID to scrutinize all bank accounts under Rajapaksa’s name.

Rajapaksa has meanwhile sought bail through the Colombo High Court. The case is scheduled to be taken up on August 20.

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