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Minister Aluthgamage acquitted from TU case

Agriculture Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage was yesterday acquitted and released from the case that alleged he misappropriated Rs.3.9 million of a trade union affiliated to the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) by the Colombo High Court.

Taking into consideration the evidence that transpired during a lengthy trial, Colombo High Court Judge Adhithya Patabendige observed that the prosecution had failed to prove charges against the accused beyond reasonable doubt.