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Sarath Weerawansa bailed out under special circumstances

16 November 2016 12:20 pm - 1     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Former Minister Wimal Weerawansa's brother Sarath Weerawansa, who was in remand custody on charges of causing a loss of Rs.10.5 million to the government was today released on bail by Colombo Fort Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne under special circumstances.

The Magistrate released him on a Rs. 250,000 cash bail and two sureties of Rs. 100,000 each.

The suspect was arrested by the FCID under the Public Property Act for allegedly misusing a government vehicle attached to the Presidential Secretariat and obtaining fuel allowance from the Housing and Construction Ministry, which incurred a loss of Rs.10.5 million to the Government.(Shehan Chamika Silva)


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  • Bala Wednesday, 16 November 2016 02:28 PM

    Only thing special is that these facilities are not available for the common man in this country.

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