The four suspects including former minister Basil Rajapaksa were further remanded until 27th of this month in connection with an alleged financial fraud of the Divi Neguma Department.
The four suspects were further remanded when they were produced before Kaduwela Magistrate Dhammika Ganepola.
Former minister Basil Rajapaksa was brought to Court by an ambulance today as well.
Other suspects, Economic Development Ministry former secretary Dr. Nihal Jayathilaka, Divi Neguma Department’s former Director R.K.A. Ranawaka and its Director General Bandula Tilakasiri were brought to Court by a Black Maria.
At the same time, a group of Basil Rajapaksa supporters held a silent demonstration by displaying placards in front of the Court.