“Kondaya, who cannot read or write, and I, who studied in England, are both the same. These days, both of us are having the same stars,” said second son of former president Mahinda Rajapaksa at a recent rubgy function. Yoshitha said so to claim that he too, was a victim of irresponsible media usage in reporting the murder of Wasim Thajudeen, just like Dunesh Priyashantha alias Kondaya, who was sent to the gallows by the media and was subsequently saved by a DNA testing over the killing of Seya Sadevmi of Kotadeniyawa.
The well known wheeler dealer Jehan Amaratunga who was a regular visitor at Temple Trees during the Rajapakse Administration and the front and collector for former President’s Chief of Staff Gamini Sarath is still Chairman of People’s Bank Insurance Company and a Director of People’s Bank.
The financial crime investigation department appointed by the special presidential commission has named four people who were responsible in the serious financial frauds of Rakna Lanka Company today the 26th.
MP Sajin Vaas Gunwardana was the darling in the top corporate circles until the 8 th of January. People in many blue chip companies loved to say they knew Sajin. Many top businessman were seen having lunch or dinner with him at many fancy restaurants. He had his men all over, and they virtually controlled the foreign ministry. His lavish life style was at the tax payers expense or at the expense of the private sector. Many of the blue chips fell over to get him free rooms from London to New York. While Sajin has now become a liability to many and is being avoided like plague.