Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s son, Yoshitha Rajapaksa, has been arrested by the Financial Crimes Investigation Division and was produced before the Kaduwela’s Magistrate’s Court.
He was arrested following questioning carried out by the FCID earlier today at the Sri Lanka Navy Headquarters in Colombo.
Yoshitha Rajapaksa was summoned to give a statement regarding the Carlton Sports Network, a private company allegedly linked to him.
Meanwhile CSN chairman Rohan Weliwita, former CEO Nishantha Ranatunga and another individual have also been arrested by the FCID in connection with the case.
Meanwhile, Shiranthi Rajapakse, Former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapakse, Basil Rajapaksa and MP Namal Rajapakse were present at the court premises.