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Former Customs Director-General Jagath Premalal Wijeweera and former Customs Assistant Director-General Tharaka Seneviratne, were released on bail by Colombo Fort Magistrate Ranga Dissanayake today.

They were each released on a cash bail of Rs.25,000 and two sureties of Rs.5 million each.

The two former officials were charged with breaching the sacred trust by distributing gold belonging to Sri Lanka Customs to build a golden Samadhi statue weighing eight kilos at the Sandahiru Seya currently under construction in Anuradhapura. (Nimanthi Ranasinghe)   


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  • Bribe life, how do you sleep Friday, 11 October 2019 04:18 PM

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