Sri Lanka’s former president's brother Basil Rajapaksa arrested
22 Apr, 201519:00:16
Apr 22, 2015 (LBO) – Sri Lanka’s former Economic Development Minister and the brother of ex-President Rajapaksa, Basil Rajapaksa was arrested, today (22) by the Financial Crimes Investigation Division of Police,the state run media reported.
Rajapaksa is to be produced before Kaduwela Magistrate today,the report further said.
Basil Rajapaksa who arrived in Sri Lanka yesterday, went to the Financial Crime Division in the morning today to make a statement.
Rajapakse was issued a notice under Section 124 of the criminal procedure code on March 26 by Kaduwela Magistrate to appear before the Financial Crimes Investigation Division to record a statement.