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Gotabhaya, 6 others released on bail


Special High Court Trial at Bar released former Defense Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa and 6 others on a cash bail of Rs.100,000 and two sureties of Rs.1 million each.

In this case the Attorney General has indicted Gotabhaya Rajapaksa and 06 others for the alleged misappropriation of Rs 49 million to build the D.A. They have been indicted under the Public Property Act and the Penal Code on charges of abusing public property.

The indictments were handed over to the suspects and the case was postponed to October 9.

Court also imposed a travel ban on the suspects. Court also ordered for a fingerprint report of the suspects. The Bench comprised Judges Sampath Abeykoon, Sampath Wijerathne and Champa Janaki Rajaratne.


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