Divi Neguma case to be heard today
By Hansi Nanayakkara
Colombo High Court (CHC) Judge, Namal Balalle yesterday fixed hearing of the case filed against Finance Minister Basil Rajapaksa and another accused on charges of misappropriation of Divi Neguma Development Department funds, for today.
The Attorney General has indicted the aforesaid duo on charges of misappropriating a sum of Rs. 20 million belonging to the Divi Neguma Development Department to print of 500,000 almanacs containing the image of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa in the lead up to the Presidential Poll six years ago and for having flouted provisions contained in Sections of the Public Properties Act by their actions.