Overseas travel ban extended for Rajapaksa brothers

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Basil Rajapaksa, younger brother of former President Gotabaya Rajapaksa was recently prevented from leaving Sri Lanka following protests by passengers and officials at the Airport…reports Asian Lite News

Sri Lanka’s Supreme Court on Wednesday extended the overseas travel ban till August 2 on former Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and former Finance Minister Basil Rajapaksa.

The order was passed during hearing of a petition filed by former Chairman of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce (CCC) Chandra Jayaratne, seeking an overseas travel ban on Mahinda Rajapaksa and Basil Rajapaksa and an investigation against the individuals responsible for the current economic crisis, Colombo Gazette reported.

Basil Rajapaksa, younger brother of former President Gotabaya Rajapaksa was recently prevented from leaving Sri Lanka following protests by passengers and officials at the Airport.

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