Aluthgamage released on bail

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Former Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage who was rearrested last evening was released a short while ago, after fulfilling bail conditions.

The former Minister was arrested by the Financial Crimes Investigation Division (FCID) after recording a statement yesterday.

He was granted bail and later was ordered to be rearrested by Colombo Fort Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne last evening due to unfilfilment of bail conditions.

Aluthgamage is alleged to have misappropriated state funds while importing sports equipment during the last Presidential Elections.

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