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Johnston released on bail

28 May 2015 06:25 am - 13     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

Former Minister Johnston Fernando was released on bail by the Kurunegala Magistrate a short while ago.

The parliamentarian was arrested for a transaction which allegedly took place while he was Minister of Co-operatives and Internal Trade.

He was released on a bail of Rs. 25,000 and a surety bail of Rs2.5 million. (Pushpakumara Jayartna)


  Comments - 13

  • Amila Thursday, 28 May 2015 02:32 PM

    Who cares?

    hora heena. hora heena paan Thursday, 28 May 2015 02:32 PM

    hora heena. hora heena paan

    kotagama Thursday, 28 May 2015 02:44 PM

    Then what happened to ETHANOL ???

    upali Friday, 29 May 2015 11:27 AM

    We will meet you at Matara.

    Supporter Thursday, 28 May 2015 03:18 PM

    The grin has come back via DM Android App

    Premalal Thursday, 28 May 2015 12:39 PM

    Sometimes you wonder which side the law is on.

    ziyard Thursday, 28 May 2015 12:42 PM

    go home,have KFC and johnny whisky,try to be a good boy and face the trial

    Bubble Banda Friday, 29 May 2015 08:25 AM

    FCID please arrest him on that issue.

    Desmond Jeromme Friday, 29 May 2015 08:26 AM

    IGP over to you Sir...

    Nihal Amarasekera Thursday, 28 May 2015 12:54 PM

    Is he going to Government or Private Hospital.

    Ryan Hudson Friday, 29 May 2015 08:30 AM

    These idiots can not fool people. Johnston was sent to prison without any valid reason, only political vengeance is there

    Shamantha Welgama Thursday, 28 May 2015 01:14 PM

    I did not see any complain/investigation from Income tax department on non payment of taxes on Ethanol ?

    Udugampola Thursday, 28 May 2015 01:34 PM

    We are not believed he is innocent and may have mega wrong doing. However, Police Junta trying to fool us demonstrating their non-professional use of available law. We must amend the public property act to punished officers who use this act for penalizing citizen in this country severely.

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