Former Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake is reportedly being attempted for arresting.
We received reports that Mr. Ravi Karunanayake is being attempted for arresting on the grounds of releasing 200 vehicles free of duty during his time as the Finance Minister.
The Finance Crimes Investigation Division (FCID) had appealed the Attorney General under their investigation CRS / 24 / 2016 in relate to the case on October 06, 2016, and accordingly the FICD has filed a case under 2720/16.
Based on the grounds, adherent to the Attorney General’s instructions, Mr. Ravi Karunanayake has been prepared for arresting. It is further said that the approval of Mr. Mahinda Rajapakshe has also been received.