Tirukumar Nadesan arrested by FCID given bail


By Hemantha Randunu

Businessman Tirukumar Nadesan, who was taken into custody for allegedly assisting former UPFA Minister and brother of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, Basil in a fraudulent land and house deal at Malwana was released on Rs.50,000 cash bail and Rs. one million surety bail by Pugoda Magistrate D. A. Ruwanpathirane yesterday.

Nadesan was summoned by the Financial Crimes Investigation Unit to obtain a statement from him on the particular transaction when he visited the FCID office he was taken into custody.

After obtaining a statement, he was produced before court.

The suspect is the husband of former Deputy Minister and Hambantota District MP Nirupama Rajapaksa, a niece of the ex-President.

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