He was arrested after he appeared before the FCID to make a statement.
Rajapaksa was arrested over a land issue in Matara and was produced before a Magistrate today.
The former Minister was arrested last year as well in connection to the ‘Divineguma’ financial fraud case but was later released on bail.
UPDATE: Former Economic Affairs Minister Basil Rajapaksa was produced before the Matara Magistrate this evening and was released on bail. (Colombo Gazette)