Former Finance Minister Basil Rajapaksa who walked out of the Gampaha High Court on Friday (3) after being acquitted from the Malwana Mansion case said that he has recived justice and that the tree that bears fruit is always stoned.
that bare fruit when the verdict in the case was delivered.
As Basil Rajepaksha and Thirukumar Nadesan have been acquitted from the case filed against them over the alleged purchasing of a land in Malwana for Rs. 64 million and building a mansion on this plot of land by spending Rs.125 million the ownership of this mansion that was torched by protesters now remains a mystery.
In an unusual turn of events, the first witness in the case Upul Kumara Ramawickrama, the contractor, testified that he did not make a complaint with the Police Financial Crimes Investigations Division and said that the signature was placed in the statement is not his.
Deputy Solicitor General Sunil Kularatne had to give up and the acquittal of Thiru and Basil was delivered.
who led the prosecution informed the Gampaha High Court that the evidence will not be recorded in the case filed against Rajapaksa and Nadesan, as the witness had made such a statement.