One of the bail conditions for the 7 accused including former Defense Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa in the case filed by the Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery of Corruption for inflicting a loss of Rs.11.4 billion by maintaining a floating armoury in Galle Harbour has been relaxed. The condition that has been released is the travel ban imposed on the 7 accused.
However, anyone going abroad will have to inform the Registrar of the Colombo Chief Magistrates Court and the Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery of Corruption ordered Colombo Chief Magistrate Gihan Pilapitiya.
The trial was fixed for 13th February. Former Additional Secretary of the Defense Ministry Damayanthy Jayaratne, who is an accused in the case, has not been arrested. She has gone abroad violating rules and regulations for state employees and has avoided the hearing.