Yoshitha Rajapaksa, along with Nishantha Ranatunga, Rohan Weliwita and two others were ordered to be further remanded till March 24 by the Kaduwela Magistrate this morning.
Yoshitha, the second son of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, is currently in remand custody along with Ranatunga, Weliwita, Ravinath Fernando and Kavishan Dissanayake for allegedly being involved in money laundering at the Carlton Sports Network (CSN).
Yoshitha, a Navy Lieutenant, is believed to have functioned as the Chairman of the private television channel. He has also been suspended by the Navy on an order issued by the Ministry of Defence.
Meanwhile, his bail application is scheduled to be taken up next week at the Colombo High Court.