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Sampayo released on bail

Former Superintendent of the Negombo Prison Anuruddha Sampayo and six others were released yesterday on strict bail conditions by the Negombo High Court over the case filed against corruption and misconduct at the Negombo Prison.

They were released on two sureties of Rs.500,000 each and a cash bail of Rs.50,000 each by Negombo High Court Judge Nishantha Hapuarachchi. They were also ordered to report to the CID in Colombo on the third Sunday of every month. When the case was taken up yesterday, one accused has not appeared before the court as he has been remanded and the other accused have appeared. The case will be taken up again on March 2.

Deputy Solicitor General Dileep Peiris appeared on behalf of the Attorney General and Shavendra Fernando PC, Ashoka Weerasuriya PC, Attorneys Dantha Niranjana, Helani de Silva, Manesh Wewita and Sugath Thalwattegedara appeared for the defence.