Travel ban on Rajapaksa brothers extended

The travel ban on Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa and former Minister of Finance Basil Rajapaksa has been extended to August 4. 

The order was given by a five-judge bench of the Supreme Court led by Chief Justice Jayantha Jayasuriya. On July 27 the courts extended the ban till August 2. 

The ban is connected to the duo being named as respondents in a petition filed over the economic crisis in Sri Lanka.