May 18, 2018

Anuruddha Polgampola granted bail

Former Chairman of the State Timber Corporation (STC) - Anuruddha Polgampola was released on bail today (18) by Killinochchi Magistrate A.K. Anandarajah.

He was released with a surety of Rs. 500,000.

Although the CID objected to bail, the Magistrate had stated Mr. Polgampola could be arrested again if the bail conditions are violated.

The Magistrate further ordered the Immigration Department to impound Mr. Polgampola’s passport.

Anuruddha Polgampola was arrested on May 15 in connection with a financial fraud of Rs. 8 million on the construction of the Northern Railway line.