Basil Rajapaksa and Thirukumar Nadesan aquitted from Malwana property case

Basil Rajapaksa

Former Finance Minister Basil Rajapaksa and Thirukumar Nadesan, the husband of former Minister Nirupama Rajapaksa who was named in Pandora Papers, have been acquitted in the Malwana property case.

The verdict was delivered by the Gampaha High Court today (June 03).

The case was filed against Basil Rajapaksa and Thirukumar Nadesan under three charges for misappropriating state funds by purchasing a 16-acre land in Dompe, Malwana for Rs. 64 million and building a mansion on this plot of land by spending Rs.125 million.