This is also the first case where the Anti Corruption Bureau and the FCID had completed their investigations and filed a case.
It is also the first time in history that a Presidential Secretary had been found guilty of a crime.
The Attorney General had filed indictments against the two accused on three counts of committing a criminal misappropriation funds, in contravention of the Telecommunication Act, No. 25 of 1991 Act.
Fifty million from Mahinda
Meanwhile it is reported that the Rs.50 million they were ordered to pay to the TRC as compensation will be paid by the former President Mahinda Rajapaksa.