NR Consultation case: CID still waiting for AG’s advice on Namal and others | Sri Lanka News

The Colombo Chief Magistrate's Court today sent a reminder to the Attorney General to expedite his legal advice regarding a case filed against former Minister Namal Rajapaksa and four others for their alleged involvement in money laundering amounting to Rs.15 million in a company owned by Namal Rajapaksa.

The CID conducting investigations regarding this incident informed Court that they were yet to receive Attorney General’s advice regarding the future legal action against the suspects.

When the case came up before Colombo Colombo Chief Magistrate's Court Prasanna Alwis, the CID told that the preliminary investigations regarding the incident have been concluded and sought Attorney General's advice. Further magisterial inquiry into the incident fixed for September 14.

In this case, Namal Rajapaksa, Sudarshana Bandara Ganewatta, Nithya Senani, Sujani Bogollagama and Indika Prabhath Karunajeewa were named as the suspects by CID. 

The FCID  which initially conducted investigations into the incident had informed Court that investigations revealed that MP Rajpaksa had been allegedly involved in money laundering to the amount of Rs. 15 million at NR Consultation Pvt Ltd and another Rs.30 million in Gowers Corporation Pvt Ltd, in 2012. The Attorney General had filed indictments in the Colombo High Court against Namal Rajapaksa and five others alleged money laundering to the amount of Rs.30 million at NR Consultation.  

The FCID had commenced investigation into a complaint that MP Namal Rajapaksa had purchased Hello Corp.Pvt. Ltd for Rs.100 million using ill-gotten funds of Gowers Corporation and NR Consultation Pvt Ltd, allegedly owned by Namal Rajapaksa.(Lakmal Sooriyagoda)

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