Police Financial Crime Division is obtaining a statement from former minister Basil Rajapaksa in connection with alleged financial misappropriations of the Divi Neguma Department.
Former minister Basil Rajapaksa who went to America after the January 8th Presidential election, returned to the island yesterday.
He is accused of allegedly misappropriating state funds including bonus money of the Divi Neguma Department, spending Divi Neguma funds for the presidential election and spending another 70 million rupees to hold a conference.
Meanwhile it was reported that former Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa has also been summoned to the Briery Commission today.
When our news team contacted former Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa said that he would appear before the Bribery Commission tomorrow.