Charges filed against Basil Rajapaksa in connection to misusing state-funds once again

Charges filed against Basil Rajapaksa in connection to misusing state-funds once again

Charges filed against Basil Rajapaksa in connection to misusing state-funds once again

Written by Tharushan Fernando

07 Dec, 2016 | 12:58 pm

Charges have been filed yet again, against former Minister Basil Rajapaksa and the former Director General of Divineguma in connection to misusing state funds at the Colombo Supreme court.

Yesterday, Former Minister Basil Rajapaksa and Former Director General of the Department of Divineguma Development Kithsiri Ranawaka were cleared of the charges levelled against them over irregularities at the Divineguma Department.

The Colombo High Court ordered their discharge t following the withdrawal of the charge sheet by the Attorney General.

The case was heard before High Court Judge Padmini Ranawaka.

It was informed to Court by the Attorney General that the charge sheet would be amended and presented to Court in the near future.

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