Former President and incumbent MP, Mahinda Rajapaksa’s wife Shiranthi Rajapaksa was summoned before the Special Presidential Commission of Inquiry to Investigate and Inquire into Serious Acts of Fraud, Corruption and Abuse of Power, State Resources and Privileges (PRECIFAC) on February 01, 2016.

Secretary to the PRECIFAC, Lacille De Silva said that a statement had been recorded from her with regards to a house belonging to the National Housing Development Authority with a usual estimated price of Rs 5.5 million allegedly being transferred to a former media consultant, Milinda Ratnayaka, at Rs 500,000.

On February 05, 2016, a public hearing will be conducted with regards to an alleged fraudulent transaction pertaining to multipurpose water filtration units to the North Central Provincial Council for the provision of clean, drinking water for patients with chronic kidney disease of unknown etiology.