Rajapakses used Bank Of Ceylon Seychelles branch for money laundering
With a view to obtain the relevant files and the details of the account holders in connection with the complaint , the FCID had submitted a B report B-663/15 to the Fort magistrate.
Investigations had disclosed that there is no valid reasonable ground to open a Bank of Ceylon branch in Seychelles. Yet , from the beginning , when considering the money exchange that took place, a massive sum in excess had been exchanged.
In the circumstances , it has come to light that the Rajapakse family had used the bank branch for its money laundering activities, and such monies have been used by the RajapakseFCID is also probing into the passengers who travelled to Seychelles via Mihin Lanka airlines , and the officers of the Seychelles bank branch are also being questioned.
Meanwhile Gotabaya Rajapakse is scheduled to appear this morning before the presidential commission which he was dodging for a while. A statement is to be recorded of his pertaining to his involvements with Rakna Lanka establishment.