Lalith, Palpita granted bail

Lalith, Palpita granted bail

October 7, 2015   04:20 pm

The Colombo High Court today (07) granted bail to Lalith Weeratunga, Secretary to the former President and Anusha Palpita, former Chairman of the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka (TRC).

Ada Derana reporter said that Weeratunga and Palpita were charged with illegally spending over Rs.600 million belonging to the TRC funds in a bid to purchase ‘Sil’ clothes for Buddhist devotees around the island during the last Presidential election.

Both Weeratunga and Palpita have not pleaded guilty to the charges against them.

The two were released on a cash bail of Rs.100,000 each and three personal bails of Rs.1 million each by Judge Kusala Sarojini Wijewardena.

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