Basil granted permission by court to travel overseas for treatment

Former Economic Affairs Minister Basil Rajapaksa has been granted approval by the Colombo High Court to travel overseas to obtain medical treatment.Rajapaksa was granted approval to travel overseas when the case related to the alleged misappropriation of Government funds of the Divi Neguma Development Department, was heard today. Basil Rajapaksa has been accused of misappropriating Rs. 36.5 million in Government funds when he was the Economic Affairs Minister. (Colombo Gazette)