The ban on the arrest of former Defense Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa under Public Assets Act has been extended till the 28th of April.
Investigation into the petition filed by former Defense Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa has been reopened today. During that time, a lawyer representing Gotabhaya Rajapaksa demanded that the ban be lifted to prevent the arrest of his party.
The Court of Appeal, which took note of this, has prohibited the ban.
During their last rule, their parents, D A Rajapaksa has been accused of misappropriation of state funds for construction of a museum for Rajapaksa and his Wife.
It is noteworthy that the financial fraud investigation team is trying to arrest Gotabhaya Rajapaksa in this case