The owners and top management of the Carlton Sports Network (CSN) including Yoshitha Rajapaksa, Nishantha Ranatunga and Rohan Weliwita were arrested today by the Financial Crimes Investigations Division (FCID) over alleged financial irregularities.
They were later produced before the Kaduwela Magistrate. The CSN management was being investigated for financial irregularities alleged to have been committed at CSN.
Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, his wife and family members were present in court while large crowd was seen outside.
CSN was launched by Yoshitha Rajapaksa when Mahinda Rajapaksa was President and the network was given exclusive rights to cricket matches featuring Sri Lanka. (Colombo Gazette)