MP Mahindananda Aluthgamage, who was remanded yesterday, was released on bail by the Fort Magistrate’s Court today.
The MP was released on bail yesterday but was remanded later on as he failed to provide evidence to prove that his passport is with the Colombo High Court.
He was released today after he submitted evidence to prove that the passport is with the High Court.
MP Aluthgamage was arrested by the Financial Crimes Investigation Division (FCID) yesterday on charges of misappropriating government funds amounting to Rs.39 million in 2014 to buy Carrom and Checker-boards. (Yoshitha Perera)