UPFA MP Namal Rajapaksa, Sudarshana Bandara and Nithya Senani Samaranayake, who were arrested by the FCID over the inquiry conducted under the Money Laundering Act, were today released on bail by the Colombo Additional Magistrate Nishantha Peiris.
They were released on cash bail of Rs. 100,000 with four sureties of Rs. ten million each for every suspect.
They were arrested by the FCID into the inquiry over alleged two transactions worth Rs. 45 million in connection with purchasing Rs. 100 million worth shares of HelloCorp using alleged ill-gotten funds of Gowers Corporation, which headed by MP Rajapaksa. (Shehan Chamika Silva)
Video by Courts Prasanna
Comments - 22
rajs26 Monday, 22 August 2016 11:44 PM
as usual the drama continues
ziyard Monday, 22 August 2016 12:54 PM
read my comment i posted when he was arrested,i said he will be bailed out today...".mata lankawe nithi paddathiya gana hithanakota adenawa"...
Vicks subra Tuesday, 23 August 2016 03:23 AM
For the things you done at this age looting the country and all this bad money you earned unethically ,Give up politics because no one is going to vote for you except yourself
cruso Monday, 22 August 2016 12:56 PM
it is expected and no surprise. via DM Android App
Aquarius Monday, 22 August 2016 01:03 PM
For all lay people to understand, can someone clarify if these are bailable or non-bailable offenses?
mm Monday, 22 August 2016 01:11 PM
another 4 times if arrest and bail can cover the 45mill. via DM iOS App
jolly bird Monday, 22 August 2016 01:13 PM
We are fed up of GOING IN AND COMING OUT dramas. via DM Android App
karthik Monday, 22 August 2016 01:17 PM
Just another episode.
raj Tuesday, 23 August 2016 05:44 AM
This is a good example of how the more politicians claims that they serve to the public, the more they become richer. There are many Sri Lankans may wish to be son of a powerful politician.
jolly bird Monday, 22 August 2016 01:20 PM
JOLLY VISIT FROM PARENTS HOUSE TO MOTHER-IN -LAW S HOUSE AND THEN FROM MOTHER - IN- LAW S HOUSE TO PARENTS HOUSE. via DM Android App
Blessing Monday, 22 August 2016 01:52 PM
45 Million fraud and released for 100,000/ cash bail? What is this law? Can a lawyer explain it to us?
Arjuna Monday, 22 August 2016 01:55 PM
What is this funny joke
ananda Monday, 22 August 2016 02:32 PM
Money laundering is an offence supposed to be non bailable. How come these fraudsters are granted bail via DM Android App
Lima Monday, 22 August 2016 02:38 PM
THERE ARE PEOPLE JAILED FOR LIFE FOR VERY LESS OFFENCE , MANY SENTENCE FOR ROBBING NOT EVEN ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND RUPEES . BUT THIS BIG TIME ROBBERS OF SRI LANKA ARE OUT AND MOVING FREELY. WHO IS TELLING WHAT
BuffaloaCitizen Monday, 22 August 2016 02:41 PM
Majority of financial crimes are bail able.
Antony Monday, 22 August 2016 02:43 PM
New teaching of the alphabet in Sri Lanka; A for Arrest B for Bail, C.......
Selvyn Monday, 22 August 2016 02:47 PM
Namal will be shuttling between his home and prison and this itself is a torture to him. Who knows how many new cases are on the way via DM Android App
Shariya Monday, 22 August 2016 03:14 PM
If you don t know the law just stick to what you know best.
firstname.lastname@example.org Monday, 22 August 2016 03:21 PM
Media should report ..arrested and do be bailed soon...this is a comedy ..with all the people laughing...and saying..nothing will ever happen.....this is the sorry and sad state of sri lanka.....jayaweyva....
aruna Monday, 22 August 2016 03:37 PM
FCID must investigate where the bail money coming from. How can he pay bail money every time he gets arrested with PM salary like this?
JJ Monday, 22 August 2016 04:48 PM
THIS IS RUKADA NATUM YAHAPALANAYA.ALL THESEPOLITICIANS ARE LIARES
Aquarius Monday, 22 August 2016 04:55 PM
Thank you BuffaloaCitizen for the clarification.
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