Ex-president Rajapaksa’s son arrested in Sri Lanka

January 30, 2016 2:48 PM

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Ex-president Rajapaksa’s son arrested in Sri Lanka

Former Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s 27-year-old son was arrested today along with four other people over money laundering allegations.

Yoshitha Rajapaksa, the second son of ex-strongman Rajapaksa, was arrested and quizzed this morning by the police’s Financial Crimes Division (FCID) at the Sri Lankan Navy headquarters, a navy spokesman said.

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