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Increase of sugar import levy effective from midnight

The Ministry of Finance has announced that the special import levy imposed on sugar will be increased by Rs. 8 per kilogram. The increase will be made effective from 12.00 am tomorrow (16). The existing levy of Rs. 10 will accordingly be increased to Rs. 18. The Ministry stated that …

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Rohitha Rajapaksa grilled at FCID

Rohitha Rajapaksa, the youngest son of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, arrived at the Financial Crimes Investigation Division (FCID) . He was reportedly summoned to record a statement regarding the satellite, “The SupremeSAT-1” which was launched in 2012. Meanwhile, Rohitha’s mother Shiranthi Rajapaksa was summoned for questioning by the Criminal Investigations …

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Shiranthi Rajapaksa summoned for questioning

Former First Lady Shiranthi Rajapaksa arrived at the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) a short while ago. She was summoned to provide a statement over the murder of rugger player Wasim Thajudeen. Shiranthi Rajapaksa is accordingly due to be questioned on the alleged use of a defender vehicle belonging by the …

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