( December 12, 2014, Colombo, Sri Lanka Guardian) Information regarding a part of the billions worth of assets in the USA belonging to Basil Rajapaksa and Gotabhaya Rajapaksa, the younger brothers of President Rajapaksa, has been revealed.

Among the assets are 4 houses in California belonging to Mrs. Pushpa Rajapaksa, the wife of Minister Basil Rajapaksa. Their addresses are (1) 5581 Homecoming, Mira Loma, CA 91752(2) 15067 Preston Dr, Fontana, CA 92336 (3) 222 Dexter St, Covina, CA 91723 (4) 15067 Preston Dr, Fontana, CA 92336. The details of these houses could be viewed by anyone by entering http://radaris.com/ , the web browser that gives details regarding people and their properties in the USA.

Also, information regarding 2 houses belonging to Ayoma Rajapaksa, the wife of Defense Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa has been revealed. They are ^1& 1341 Wickham Ct, San Dimas, CA 91773 ^2& 303 S Cataract Ave, San Dimas, CA 91773.

By 2007 both of them owned only one house each in California. They were a house in Fontana owned by Mrs. Pushpa Rajapaksa and another in San Dimas owned by Mrs. Ayoma Rajapaksa.

During this period the market value of Mrs. Pushpa Rajapaksa’s house was estimated as US$ 4.5 million. The value of the old house belonging to Mrs. Ayoma Rajapaksa in San Damas was US$ 9,95,000.

Parliamentarians and executive officials of the government have to reveal their assets annually. However, President Rajapaksa amended this in 2007 which stated duel citizens need not reveal assets in the other country.



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