Yoshitha Rajapaksa, son of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, appeared before the Police Criminal Investigations Department (CID) today to make a statement.
Rajapaksa was summoned to be questioned over an ongoing investigation.
Yoshitha Rajapaksa’s mother, former First Lady Shiranthi Rajapaksa also appeared before the CID yesterday to make a statement.
Shiranthi Rajapaksa was summoned before the CID to be questioned over the murder of rugger player Wasim Thajudeen.
Thajudeen died on May 17, 2012 with his car found crashed into a wall.
According to police reports at the time, the rugby player was driving home after attending a party when he lost control of the car and crashed into a wall on Park Road. The car had exploded instantly and burnt the victim.
However suspicions arose later after it was reported that there could have been a political connection in the death of Thajudeen. (Colombo Gazette)