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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2706

Basil Rajapaksa Arrested & Released On Bail

Colombo, 06 June, (

Former Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa has been arrested and then released on bail by the Pugoda Magistrate’s Court, a short while ago - on Monday afternoon.

Basil Rajapaksa was released after being produced before the Magistrate by the Financial Crimes Investigation Division.

He was released on two personal bails of Rs. 2 million each and a cash bail Rs.100,000.

Earlier Basil Rajapaksa was arrested by the FCID after he appeared before the FCID to give a statement over the purchase of a 17 acre land and a house in Malwana, Biyagama.

Prior to this arrest the FCID had arrested Basil Rajapaksa over a land issue in Matara on 12 May as well.

- Asian Tribune -

Basil Rajapaksa Arrested & Released On Bail
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