The CID conducting investigations against Hambantota District Parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa, concerning alleged misappropriation of Rs.70 million belonging to Krrish Company yesterday informed Court that they have sought Attorney General’s advice regarding possible future legal action into the matter.
Accordingly, Colombo Fort Magistrate Thilina Gamage fixed the case for September 21.
MP Namal Rajapaksa was present in court in connection with the case filed for allegedly misappropriating Rs.70 million granted by Indian Real Estate Company Krish Lanka Pvt. Ltd, for the development of rugby in Sri Lanka.
The prosecution alleged that Krish Lanka Pvt. Ltd had granted Rs. 70 million for the development of rugby in Sri Lanka and the amount was given to Ceylon Premium Sports President Nihal Hemasiri Perera.
The initial investigations had been initiated by FCID and it was revealed that Krish Company had remitted the money to a HSBC bank account belonging to Nihal Hemasiri Perera and he had later given the money to Rajapaksa on two occasions.
JVP former parliamentarian Wasantha Samarasinghe had lodged a complaint regarding this incident alleging that the money granted by Krish Company had been misappropriated by the suspect without utilising them for the real purpose of the company.(Lakmal Sooriyagoda)