Kapila Chandrasena, wife released on bail

SriLankan airline’s former CEO Kapila Chandrasena and his wife Priyanka Wijeynayake, who were remanded in connection with the controversial Airbus deal, were released on bail by Colombo Fort Magistrate Ranga Dissanayake today.

They were released on a cash bail of Rs.2 million each with two sureties of Rs.2 billion each.

They were accused of accepting a bribe of US$2 million from a French Airbus company and money laundering in connection with the purchase of airbuses in 2013.

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