Gotabaya Rajapaksa and 6 others released on bail

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa and six others have been released on bail by the Special High Court over the case of alleged misappropriation of funds for the construction of the D. A. Rajapaksa Memorial Museum.

Rajapaksa arrived at the Special High Court Trial-at-Bar earlier this morning (09) for the hearing of the case.

The charges against the former Defence Secretary and others are that they misused funds belonging to the Sri Lanka Land Reclamation and Development Corporation (SLLRDC) for the purpose of building the memorial museum at Medamulana, Weeraketiya.

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