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Former economic development minister Basil Rajapaksa, who was arrested by the Financial Crimes Investigation Division (FCID) on money laundering charges, was released on bail by Pugoda Magistrate B.A. Ruwanpathirana today.

He was released on a cash bail of Rs.100, 000 with two sureties of Rs.2 million each.

Mr. Rajapaksa’s passport was also impounded by the Court.


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  • Doctor dolittle Monday, 06 June 2016 04:52 PM

    In and out. What a joke? Doesn't he like his new accommodation??

    Faz Monday, 06 June 2016 04:57 PM

    This has become an joke. if you are to give a bail why the hell you need to arrest so whats the punishment for his wrong doings via DM Android App

    hafildeen Monday, 06 June 2016 04:59 PM

    Enough making people fools. Never ending arresting and releasing on bail.

    Lanka Monday, 06 June 2016 07:40 PM

    Ha...ha...fire is out at Salawa, so is Basil! Too predictable!!! How many people "get" this?

    Niv Monday, 06 June 2016 07:43 PM

    Antimoney laundering but bail out? Mmmmmm.. interesting... Magistrates do not know about law? Or law is different for ordinary people from politicians?

    Prem Monday, 06 June 2016 08:01 PM

    Picture shows that you left confidently waving your hand as though you know the verdict at the end.

    Prasad Monday, 06 June 2016 08:09 PM

    A cash bail of Rs. 100,000, what?

    Banda, PB Monday, 06 June 2016 09:55 PM

    Fairness is what justice really is. so its happen, why worries ,?

    Roman Tuesday, 07 June 2016 08:47 AM

    All these court orders / Magistrates / lawyers / jail terms / punishments / hard labour only applies for the common man not for the celebrity rogues and thats the beauty of it!

    Ritu Tuesday, 07 June 2016 11:35 AM

    Jokes of the century !!!!! Either he is released on bail or he gets admitted to hospital..Ha ha ha.....


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