Former minister Basil Rajapaksa granted bail

Former minister Basil Rajapaksa granted bail

Former minister Basil Rajapaksa granted bail

Written by Staff Writer

15 Jun, 2015 | 11:14 am

Former minister Basil Rajapaksa has been granted bail by the Colombo High Court.

He was released on a cash bail of Rs. 100,000 and a surety of Rs. 1 million. An order was also issued to impound the passport of the former minister.

Rajapaksa and three other officials were arrested April 22 on charges of alleged financial irregularities said to have taken place at the Divi Neguma Development Department. The remaining three suspects were also released under the same bail conditions.

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