Colombo Additional Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne remanded till 22nd August Parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa and Sudarshana Bandara who were arrested by the FCID over the inquiry conducted under the Money Laundering Act for purchasing Rs. 100 million worth shares of a company called Hellocorp from alleged illegally earned funds by Gowers Corporation. This company is headed by Mr. Namal Rajapaksa,
Producing the suspects in court, the prosecution filed, on the instructions of the Attorney General, two separate B reports informing court regarding the two suspicious Rs. 15 million and Rs. 30 million transactions.
Two other females were to be questioned regarding the transactions but they had not come to FCID. One of them is said to be a ‘SriLankan’ air hostess who had been deployed for Mr. Namal Rajapaksa’s personal matters.