Democratic National Alliance MP, Tiran Alles (later sat in Parliament independently) has filed a fundamental rights (FR) petition in the Supreme Court yesterday. Alles has filed the petition seeking an order preventing the police from arresting him in connection with an alleged fraud at Reconstruction and Development Agency (RADA), which carried out reconstruction work in conflict-affected North and East following 2004 tsunami.

The Financial Crimes Investigations Division (FCID) is currently carrying out an investigation into alleged financial irregularities that had taken place at RADA, of which Alles was Chairman.