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Namal accuses Government of making false allegations

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Namal Rajapaksa, son of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, today accused the Government of making false allegations against his family.

The Parliamentarian said that the Government is attempting to use false allegations to cover up all its flaws, including the treasury bond scam.

Rajapaksa was responding to a report on the Colombo Gazettewhere the Government was quoted as saying that details had been collected with regards to bank accounts maintained in Dubai by the Rajapaksa family.

“Another round of false allegations by the desperate “yahapalanaya” Government as elections near to cover up all its flaws, including @CBSL bond scam. These false accusations will only benefit senior FCID officials who will get a free trip abroad at the Government’s expense,” Namal Rajapaksa tweeted in response to the report.

Cabinet co-spokesman Rajitha Senaratne had said that investigations into the alleged illegal funds stored in the Dubai accounts are ongoing and important information is expected to be revealed soon.

In 2015 the Government had said that Namal Rajapaksa, the son of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, had an offshore account in Dubai with millions of US dollars.

The Government had also said that the United States and India were assisting Sri Lanka in the investigations into the account as well as other offshore accounts of the former regime.

The Government had also said that money had been collected by the former Government saying it was to be used for road construction and other development work but most of it was transferred into offshore accounts.

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