Fri, 31 Mar 2023 Today's Paper

Ravi granted bail over 2016 bond scam

1 April 2021 09:27 am - 10     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Former Minister Ravi Karunanayake and seven others, who had been arrested and remanded over the third alleged bond scam amounting to Rs. 15 billion on March 31, 2016 were today ordered to be released on bail by the Colombo High Court Trial-at-Bar.

Accordingly, the accused were released on Rs. 1 million cash bail each and two surety bail of Rs. 10 million each.

Having delivered the bail order, the High Court Trial-at-Bar also imposed a travel ban on all eight accused. 

The bail was allowed by Colombo High Court Trial-at-Bar comprising of Judges Amal Ranaraja, Namal Ballala and Adithya Patabendige. (Yoshitha Perera)


  Comments - 10

  • ANTON Thursday, 01 April 2021 09:52 AM


    Jude Thursday, 01 April 2021 09:58 AM

    Ravi K. deserve to be behind bars!! He was Finance Minister and he didn't know who's paying ((Pretending) the RENT for the luxurious condo he was living in !! Ironic Huh!!

    Jude Thursday, 01 April 2021 10:02 AM

    All indications are, again the Bond Scam gonna be swept under the carpet !! YEAH!!

    Fooled Citizen Thursday, 01 April 2021 10:22 AM

    Dont be yet continued to be fooled

    M.M.M.Izzeth Thursday, 01 April 2021 10:28 AM

    Lucks like all these fellows are honest. we have been misled led by fools

    Srilankan Thursday, 01 April 2021 11:01 AM

    Biggest mistake. Ravi doesn't deserve to be free.

    Sinners Thursday, 01 April 2021 11:10 AM

    As tax payers of this country we are really concerned and worried about the valuable time and cost involved of our judiciary to attend to the cases involving of our law makers (ministers And all our politicians) of successive governments.

    Saranga W Thursday, 01 April 2021 12:18 PM

    Hahaha land of impunity No wonder why we have a permanent membership in Geneva

    Fuller Thursday, 01 April 2021 05:49 PM

    Good joke, fooling the masses as usual...

    tom Thursday, 01 April 2021 07:22 PM

    These fellows once out of jail will bribe relevant parties in billions to obtain a favorable judgement,

Add comment

Comments will be edited (grammar, spelling and slang) and authorized at the discretion of Daily Mirror online. The website also has the right not to publish selected comments.

Reply To:

Name - Reply Comment

Import of South Indian eggs: Sri Lanka walks on Indian eggshells

With the increase in egg prices the government decided to import eggs to regu

Wokeism: Is it destructive, or are you afraid of change? A response

In order to critically discuss a movement, we must first understand its etymo

Defeat in Ananthapuram Battle denoted the LTTE’s end

Many battles were fought during the long war between the Sri Lankan armed for

Wokeism: A Weapon of Mass Destruction?

When can one say they’ve had enough of being in a state of ‘wokeness’ a