Former Minister of Economic Affairs Basil Rajapaksa has been indicted in the Colombo High Court for misusing Government funds to print 5 million almanacs through Divi Neguma Department with the image of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa..
Basil Rajapaksa was indicted by High Court Judge Gihan Kulatunga today (15th) over allegations he used Government funds amounting to Rs. 29.4 Million to print almanacs.
He was released on a cash bail of Rs.100,000 and two personal bails of Rs.500,000 each. The Magistrate ordered his finger prints to be taken. The next hearing will be on 24th May.