Basil Rajapakse returns to the country today


Former Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa, who has been accused of financial irregularities, is expected to arrive in the country today.

The Police Financial Crime Investigation Division indicted former minister Rajapaksa for misappropriation of state funds including Divi Neguma Department’s bonuses, spending its funds for the propaganda campaign of the past presidential election and spending another 70 million rupees to hold a conference.

Basil Rajapaksa, left the country to the US immediately after the previous Presidential election.

Meanwhile, Former Defense Secretary Gotabaya Rajapakse has been summoned to the Bribery Commission tomorrow.