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Namal remanded till August 22

United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) Parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa who was arrested by the FCID this morning, was remanded by the Fort Additional Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne until August 22.

MP Rajapaksa was summoned before the Financial Crimes Investigation Department (FCID) of the Police this morning, to record a statement.

He was arrested by the FCID at the conclusion of his statement. The older son of the former President is being investigated on allegations of financial fraud, relating to shares worth Rs. 125 million, purchased from Hellocorp.