Earlier, Rajapaksa was questioned by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) over the abduction and assault on journalist Keith Noyahr and he later arrived at the gate to speak to the media.
The former President was captured on camera calling one of his officials a “moda yakek” and later telling him to get behind.
Rajapaksa called the official a “moda yakek” near the gate in the presence of his supporters and the media.
While it was not clear who the comments were directed at, it seemed the comments were directed at Rajapaksa’s private secretary Udith Lokubandara.
The former President did not seem happy at being brought to the gate of his home to speak to the media. (Colombo Gazette)