Former Minister of Economic Development, Basil Rajapaksa, was further remanded till June 10th by the Kaduwela Magistrate’s Court today.
Former Economic Development Ministry Secretary Dr. Nihal Jayatilaka, former Director General of the Divineguma Department, R.R.K. Ranawaka and Divi Neguma Regional Director Bandula Thilakasiri were also remanded till June 10th
Basil Rajapaksa and three other senior ministry officials were arrested by the police on April 22nd.
They were arrested on charges of misappropriation of funds in the Divi Neguma Department, which came under the purview of the Economic Development Minister.