( Rajitha Senarathna)
“A sum of Rs. 12,670 million was withdrawn from an account in a Colombo bank on January 7, which is a violation of bank rules and regulations. They will experience the repercussions for their acts of corruption by next week,” Health Minister and Cabinet Co-Spokesman Dr. Rajitha Senaratne told media in Colombo.
All monetary transactions carried out by the former President, his family members, etc. through the driver of Gamini Senarath, had now been revealed, the minister has further reveled.
Addressing the weekly Cabinet press briefing at the Government Information Department Auditorium in Colombo yesterday, he has said that the money was taken to the upper floor of a house at Rosemead Place in Colombo, reports Daily News.
According to Minister Senaratne, Basil Rajapaksa’s architect and an astrologer of the Rajapaksa family, had also revealed details of some suspicious transactions and hidden properties. “Basil Rajapaksa’s sister’s husband had said that his wife had never visited Sri Lanka or sign documents, although her signature had been used on documents. Two court cases are currenly underway in this regard. They still spend the money they had snatched from the State and the people,”he had said.