National organizer of the SLFP Mahajana Wing Tiran Alles says Basil Rajapaksa personally handed over, at his office, Rs. 180 million to the then LTTE financial controller Emil Kanthan (current designation is LTTE’s International Financial Head) to ensure that the people of the north refrained from voting at the 2005 presidential election.
Mr. Alles added that the deal took place at the request of the then presidential candidate Mahinda Rajapaksa.
Tiran Alles who summoned a special media meeting after the bomb explosion at his house disclosed details of the deal at the meeting.
These are the videos of his statement