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Situation AnalysisDetails of the 22 Investigations Into Rajapaksa Regime’s Crimes Concluded by the FCID

Details of the 22 Investigations Into Rajapaksa Regime’s Crimes Concluded by the FCID

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1. Investigations have been concluded against ex chairman Baschara Ekanayake Gunatileke and D.S. Jayaweera of the Tourist Board who robbed Rs. 5.7 million of the Board.
The files have been handed over to the AG’s department to file action based on the Public property Act .The AG’s department has still not proffered its advice.

2. Investigations conducted against ex minister Basil Rajapakse and an officer by the name of Liyanage of the Economic development ministry on charges of financial malpractices under the project ‘yali pubudumu Lanka’ ( the amount of money defrauded has still not been completely assessed) have been concluded .
The files have been forwarded to AG’s department seeking advice to file charges and indictments, but the AG’s department has still not given its instructions .

3. Investigations against ex secretary of the Finance ministry P.B. Jayasundara have been concluded pertaining to financial irregularities (the full cash amount involved is still not known) committed at the time when the Insurance Corporation was being taken over again by the government .
The files have been forwarded to AG’s department seeking advice to file charges and indictments, but the AG’s department has still not given its instructions.

4. Investigations against ex chairman of State engineering Corporation Raj Edirisuriya who defrauded in a sum of Rs. 4.8 million have been concluded.
The files have been forwarded to AG’s department seeking advice to file charges and indictments, but the AG’s department has still not given its instructions.

5. Investigations against former minister of housing Wimal Weerawansa and his secretary (formerly) P.H. Wilmalasiri who cheated in a sum of Rs. 1.4 million by printing diaries violating tender procedures is concluded .
The files have been forwarded to AG’s department seeking advice to file charges and indictments, but the AG’s department has still not given its instructions.

6. Investigations against ex minister of housing Wimal Weerawansa and P.K.J.K.Perera who put through illicit housing deals are concluded .( The full amount defrauded is not yet known ).A case No. B 26907/3/15 has been filed in this connection by the Colombo Municipal Council.The files have been forwarded to AG’s department seeking advice to file charges and indictments, but the AG’s department has still not given its instructions.

7. Investigations against Wimal Weerawansa , his wife Sashi Weerawansa and C.S. Ranasinghe based on charges of a colossal fraud involving a gifting of a land worth Rs. 306 million by Weerawansa when he was the minister to his wife have been fully concluded. In addition , the passport fraud of Sashi Weerawansa ; the fraud involving the BOI; and the case No. B /40/2015 pertaining to re purchasing of a land within the precincts of Kaduwela magistrate court have been fully concluded .
The files have been forwarded to AG’s department seeking advice to file charges and indictments, but the AG’s department has still not given its instructions.

8. Investigations into a fraud amounting to Rs. 60 million committed by MILCO Co. in collusion with the ministry are concluded .
The files have been forwarded to AG’s department seeking advice to file charges and indictments, but the AG’s department has still not given its instructions.

9. Investigations against former minister Basil Rajapakse who defrauded in a sum of Rs. 2990 million ! under the project ‘Isurumath Nivahanak’ coming within the purview of his economic development ministry , his secretary Dr. Nihal Jayatileke and R.A.A. Ranawake of the Divi neguma department are fully concluded.
The files have been forwarded to AG’s department seeking advice to file charges and indictments, but the AG’s department has still not given its instructions.

10. Investigations against former minister of economic development Basil Rajapakse , his secretary Dr. Nihal Jayatileke and R.A.A. Ranawake of the Divi Neguma department based on charges of defrauding in a sum of Rs. 63.7 million ! in 2014 through the Divi Neguma Department without the General treasury approval purportedly in connection with rallies are fully concluded.
The files have been forwarded to AG’s department seeking advice to file charges and indictments, but the AG’s department has still not given its instructions.

11. Investigations into the illegal transfer of funds amounting to Rs. 19.4 million (US $ 15000.00) of the SL Ports Authority into Basil Rajapakse’s wife’s account titled ‘Pushpa Rajapakse Foundation’ at People’s bank main branch have been fully concluded and charges filed against Pushpa Rajapakse , Mahinda Prabath Rajasinghe, N.B. Nandasiri Yapa and Manaharana Wanigasekera .
The files have been forwarded to AG’s department seeking advice to file charges and indictments, but the AG’s department has still not given its instructions.

12. Investigations against Gamini Senarath , the former chief of staff of ex president Mahinda Rajapakse ; Kuda Balage Jinadasa ; Neil Bandara , the ex secretary of law and order ministry ; and ex Central Bank Governor Ajith Nivard Cabraal in regard to the fraud committed after dceiving the Cabinet under a hotel project (amount cheated not yet fully known) under the name of ‘Sink Lanka’ after taking over the ‘Ceylinco Helsmier’ project under the laws introduced in 2011 that permitted the acquisition of loss incurring businesses have been fully concluded.
The files have been forwarded to AG’s department seeking advice to file charges and indictments, but the AG’s department has still not given its instructions .

13. The investigations pertaining to case No. B 25389/1/15 filed against Gamini Senarath in relation to the fraud mentioned in above investigation 12 , based on charges of money laundering are concluded.
The files have been forwarded to AG’s department seeking advice to file charges and indictments, but the AG’s department has still not given its instructions

14. Investigations relating to the case No. 474/2015 filed in the Fort Magistrate court pertaining to the fraud in a sum between Rs. 200 million and Rs. 700 million by putting through deals via the hedging soodhuwa (wagering) committed by ex Central bank Governor Cabraal , ex Finance ministry secretary P.B. Jayasundara , Asantha De Mel and L. Karunaratne have been fully concluded .
The files have been forwarded to AG’s department seeking advice to file charges and indictments, but the AG’s department has still not given its instructions

15. Investigations into the fraud committed involving the illegal appropriation of Rs. 600 million worth of shares of Lanka Hospital by Gotabaya Rajapakse,Roshini Cabraal the wife of Ajith Cabraal, Nalaka Godahewa, Dilith Jayaweera, M. Madihewa, Waruni Amunugama and D.P.Y. Wjesinghe have been fully concluded.
The files have been forwarded to AG’s department seeking advice to file charges and indictments, but the AG’s department has still not given its instructions.

16. The investigations into the fraud in which the Hambantota mayor Eraj Fernando collected Rs. 17,592,903.00 ! under various names purportedly to pay the security officers who provided security to the Peliyagoda Fish Market are fully concluded.
The files have been forwarded to AG’s department seeking advice to file charges and indictments, but the AG’s department has still not given its instructions .

17. Investigations into fraudulent payment of Rs.2 million by former chairman of paddy marketing board S.K.P.Noor Mohomed to Rice Mill owners who were not registered with the Paddy marketing board, and without the approval of the secretary to the ministry are fully concluded.
The files have been forwarded to AG’s department seeking advice to file charges and indictments, but the AG’s department has still not given its instructions .

18. Investigations into illegal purchasing and distribution of carom boards and draught boards to the value of Rs. 39 million during the last presidential election have been concluded.
The files have been forwarded to AG’s department seeking advice to file charges and indictments, but the AG’s department has still not given its instructions

19. Investigations against the Sathosa chairman and deputy Director Brigadier Nanda Mallawarachi , and sports minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage in connection with payment of salaries and overtime to 573 employees to detail them for election campaign activities during the Uva provincial council elections 2014 and presidential elections 2015have been fully concluded .
The files have been forwarded to AG’s department seeking advice to file charges and indictments, but the AG’s department has still not given its instructions.

20. The investigations against ex minister of sports Mahindananda in connection with money laundering activities involving a sum of Rs. 3 to 7 million are concluded .A case B 22467/1/ 15 too is pending in the Colombo chief magistrate court in this connection.
The files have been forwarded to AG’s department seeking advice to file charges and indictments, but the AG’s department has still not given its instructions.

21. The investigations against ex minister of petroleum and present minister of disaster management Anura Priyadharshana Yapa , ex chairman of Sathosa S.A.Marasekera, Financial controller Sanath Perera , T.M .Anura Senevirathne and staff of propaganda office of Anura Priyadhaharshana Yapa based on grave charges mounted against the latter of spending Rs. 6.1 million ( Rs 6,146,110/-) of the petroleum Corporation funds to buy dry ration to be distributed on account of the presidential election while promising the residents of Giriulla district secretarial division in December 2014 with providing flood relief .( The irony of ironies is , the incumbent president allocating the ministry of disaster management portfolio now to Anura Yapa , in spite of the glaring fact that he defrauded flood relief funds of the people then )
The files have been forwarded to AG’s department seeking advice to file charges and indictments, but the AG’s department has still not given its instructions .

22. The investigations have been fully concluded against Gotabaya Rajapakse who was formerly in charge of the Urban development authority (UDA) and Harshan De Silva of the UDA , They are facing charges of illegally granting a land valued at over Rs. 91 million belonging to the UDA to construct the D.A. Rajapakse museum .
The files have been forwarded to AG’s department seeking advice to file charges and indictments, but the AG’s department has still not given its instructions.

– lankaenews

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