It is reported that the Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption is preparing to file a case against Wimal Weerawansa, former Minister of Mahinda Rajapaksa regime to find out how he obtained funds to build a three-storied mansion at Mangala Mawatha Hokandara as the manner he obtained such funds is suspicious.
According to the exposure by the 20th December, 2009 edition of ‘Ravaya’ the value of the 30 perch land Parliamentarian Weerawansa had bought at Mangala Mawatha, Hokandara at the time it was bought was about Rs.7.5 million. It would have cost to build the mansion with all the luxury amenities about Rs. 70 million. The income Mr. Weerawansa earns as a Parliamentarian and the money spent for the project and finding such funds to build a big mansion was the talking point at the time.