Menu
RSS

770

D.A. Rajapaksa museum construction Charges filed against Gota et al in Spl HC

D.A. Rajapaksa museum construction Charges filed against Gota et al in Spl HC

The Attorney General (AG) yesterday (24), filed charges against former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa and six others in the Special High Court (SHC) over the alleged misappropriation of Rs 49 million from State coffers in order to construct the D.A. Rajapaksa museum at Weeraketiya......during the last regime.

The case filed by the AG against Rajapaksa and six others was only the second case filed in the newly set up Special High Court.


The AG has charged that the suspects had utilized funds belonging to the Land Reclamation and Development Board (LRDB) for the construction of the museum at Weeraketiya in the Hambantota District.

Those thus charged include Gotabaya Rajapaksa, former Chairman of the LRDB Prasad de Silva, General Manager (GM) of the LRDB Badra Kamaladasa, S. Atigalla, Saman Galappaththi, Mahinda Saliya and GM of the LRDB Srimathi Mallika Kumari.


(Ceylon Today)

back to top