President’s former Chief of Staff & former STC Chairman further remanded

Court Decision

President’s former Chief of Staff I. H. K. Mahanama and former State Timber Corporation (STC) Chairman P. Dissanayaka who were arrested for  accepting a bribe of Rs.20 million from an Indian businessman, were further remanded till June 19 by Colombo Chief Magistrate Ranga Dassanayake today.

The Magistrate’s decision on whether to grant bail to the suspects would be made at the next hearing.