(Lanka-e-News - 11.Oct.2017, 1.30PM) Namal Rajapakse’s accomplice Ms. Batapola Arachilage Oranella Iresha Silva in the money laundering crime involving Rs. 40.5 million was arrested at the Katunayake airport by the CID officers on the 10 th morning when she returned to the Island . She was evading courts and hiding overseas until her arrest.
She was the director of the two companies – NR consultancy and Gowers Corporate service owned by Namal Rajapakse which were used for the money laundering activities of Namal.
When she was produced before Colombo high court judge Piyasena Ranasinghe yesterday , since the other suspects have also been released on bail , Iresha Silva too was granted bail . She was ordered a cash bail of Rs. 500,000.00 plus a security bail in a sum of Rs. 5 million. The Attorney General’s department did not object to granting of bail.
The trial was fixed for 16 th February 2018.
The suspects in this case are Namal Rajapakse , Indika Prabath Karunajeewa, Pavithra Sujani Bogallagama ,Sudharshana Bandara Ganegoda and Nithya Senani Samaranayake .
Video footage of the arrest is hereunder
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