Yoshitha Rajapaksa, the second son of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa whose passport was impounded by Court over alleged money laundering at Carlton Sports Network (CSN), today sought Colombo High Court’s permission to temporary lift his travel ban.
Filing a motion before Colombo High Court Judge A. A. R. Heiyantuduwa, counsel who appeared on behalf of Yoshitha Rajapaksa informed Court that his client was seeking Court’s permission to travel Australia for a period of two months for medical treatment.
The Court was informed that the Attorney General was yet to receive notices regarding application. The request is to be taken up for consideration on May 23.
On March 14, 2016 four suspects including Yoshitha Rajapaksa, Nishantha Ranatunga and Rohan Weliwita were remanded over alleged money laundering case.
They are currently out on bail.