CID to commence probe on allegations reported on NYT

The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) is to commence an investigation into the allegations mentioned in the New York Times, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe told Parliament today.

He said that the investigation is being launched following a complaint filed by Deputy Minister Ranjan Ramanayake.

The New York Times recently alleged that 7.6 million USD had been given to former President Mahinda Rajapaksa as campaign contributions by China Harbor Co during the 2015 Presidential Elections. (Colombo Gazette)


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