The four suspects including former minister Basil Rajapaksa have been released on strict bail conditions this morning.
The former minister and three others were released by the Colombo High Court after considering their bail application.
Colombo High court Judge Kusala Sarojini Weerawardana released the suspects on 100 thousand rupees cash bail and 4 personal bails each.
In addition to the former minister, others who received bail are Economic Development Ministry former Secretary Dr. Nihal Jayathilake, Divi Neguma Department’s former Director R.K.K.A Ranaweera and Additional Director Bandula Thilakasiri.
Misappropriation of Divi Neguma Department’s bonus money, spending of Divi Neguma Department’s funds on the recent Presidential election and spending of 70 million rupees to hold a conference are among the charges made against the suspects.