AG files appeal challenging bail for Bond Scam suspects

AN | Published: 4:46 PM Apr 19 2021
Local AG files appeal challenging bail for Bond Scam suspects

Attorney General Dappula de Livera has filed an appeal before the Supreme Court challenging the order of the Trial-at-Bar, to grant bail to the Bond Scam suspects.

Former Minister of Finance Ravi Karunanayake and six others were granted bail on 01 April by the Trial-at-Bar consisting of Justices Amal Ranaraja, Namal Balalle, and Aditya Patabendige.

The suspects were accused of misappropriating Rs. 15 million with regard to a bond auction in connection with the Central Bank of Sri Lanka in 2016.

The bench also imposed a foreign travel ban on the accused, and ordered for the case to be taken up on 29 April.

AN | Published: 4:46 PM Apr 19 2021

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