Sep 05, 2019

Former MP Sajin Vass indicted, granted bail

Former Parliamentarian Sajin de Vass Gunawardena has been released on bail at the Colombo High Court today (Sept 5) after being indicted over the unlawful accquisition of assets.

The Attorney General had filed charges against the accused under the Money Laundering Act for unlawfully accquiring assets worth more than Rs 300 million during his tenure as a Parliamentarian

After handing over indictments, High Court judge Gihan Kulatunga ordered Mr. Gunawardena to be released on a cash bail of Rs 500,000 and two surety bails worth Rs 5 million.

Court also ordered to obtain fingerprints of the accused. The case would be taken up on October 1.