Basil transferred to National hospital

Basil transferred to National hospital

April 23, 2015   04:38 pm

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Former Minister Basil Rajapaksa who was at the Colombo Prison hospital has been transferred to the Colombo National hospital, hospital services said. 


Former Minister of Economic Development Basil Rajapaksa and two other senior ministry officials, who were arrested by the Police FCID over allegations of financial fraud, were remanded last night until the 05th of May by the Kaduwela Magistrate. 


Mr Rajapaksa, former Economic Development Ministry Secretary Dr. Nihal Jayatilaka and former Director General of the Divi Neguma Department R.R.K. Ranawaka were produced at the Kaduwela Magistrate’s Court.

They were arrested on charges of misappropriation of funds in the Divi Neguma Department, which came under the purview of the Economic Development Minister.

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