Mar 15, Colombo: The Attorney General of Sri Lanka, today filed indictments against former Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa for misusing of state funds.
The former minister and three others were charged with misusing funds of the Divi Neguma Department for printing five million propaganda almanacs and incurring a loss of 20 million rupees to the Government. Cases have been filed against them under five indictments.
When the case was taken up today Colombo High Court Judge Gihan Kulatunge ordered that it should be taken up for consideration before the Chief Judge of the High Court. Accordingly the case will be taken up in the High Court Number One on 29th of May.