A former Navy Commander Jayanath Colombage has been summoned to FCID regarding a state financial fraud.
According to police sources he is being questioned in connection with the building of Rajapaksa family burial ground and D.A. Rajapaksa museum in Weeraketiya area spending Rs.61 million from Land Reclamation and Development Commission.
Despite getting Rs.61 million from Land Reclamation and Development Commission for the project all constructions have been carried out by the SL Navy. It has been revealed that on certain days more than 200 SL Navy soldiers had been deployed for the construction work.
Investigations have revealed the labour contribution by the Navy for the project could be valued at Rs.29.5 million and Mr. Colombage is question as to why soldiers of the SL Navy were deployed for a private construction.
Former Navy Commander Jayanath Colombage is accused of several large scale frauds. When he was the Navy Commander Avant Garde was handed over the sea security service. He is an accused in the case filed by the Commission to Investigate allegations of Bribery or Corruption.