Johnston released on bail

30 June 2016 11:07 am - 4     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Former Cooperative and Internal Trade Minister Johnston Fernando and two others  were released on bail by the Colombo Chief Magistrate today over five cases filed by the Bribery Commision on the charges of deploying employees of the Cooperative Wholesale Establishment (CWE) for political activities from 2010 to 2014 and causing a loss of Rs.40 million to the government.

The suspects, former Minister Johnston Fernando, Eraj Fernando (former Chairman) and Mohamad Shakir ( former working director) were released on Rs. 50,000 cash bail for each  five cases with two sureties worth five million each for every case by Magistrate Gihan Pilapitiya. (Shehan Chamika Silva)



Video by Courts Prasanna

  Comments - 4

  • Justice Thursday, 30 June 2016 02:43 PM

    Released on bail indefinitely via DM Android App

    kk Thursday, 30 June 2016 03:28 PM

    Good majestic, loyal magistrate. via DM Android App

    samson Thursday, 30 June 2016 03:57 PM

    You're just dreaming to bring MR again who's rejected by people.

    VT Thursday, 30 June 2016 04:37 PM

    Culprits should be locked up! No hospitals. No bails. No mercy.

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