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Colombo High Court grants bail to Lalith Weeratunge, Anusha Palpita


Former Secretary to the President Lalith Weeratunge and former Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (TRC) Director General Anusha Palpita were granted bail today by the Colombo High Court.

The two were found guilty of misappropriating Rs. 600 million of funds belonging to TRC over Controversial Sil Redi (fabrics used by devotees to observe sil) distribution case and they were sentenced to three-year-rigorous imprisonment on September 7.