Malaka further remanded till October 31
The Mount Lavinia Additional Magistrate Dharshika Wimalasiri
yesterday further remanded Malaka Manoj Silva, the suspect who is
alleged to have assaulted Chaminda Senasinghe, an Accountant till
The suspect Malaka Silva was yesterday present in the Court house
when the case was called.
The Magistrate directed the Bambalapitiya police to consult the
Attorney General and obtain his advice and submit a further report in
connection with their investigations regarding the two complaints made
to the Bambalapitiya police on the next date.
On the last occasion Presidentís Counsel Denzil Gunaratne, senior
counsel for the suspect, moving for bail said that according to the
statements recorded by the police on several persons including the
foreign woman, who was at the scene, that the suspect had not used any
firearms during the incident and not assaulted any persons at the night
The suspect also had received several injuries during the incident
and had complained to the Bambalapitiya police. Answering the Magistrate
the Bambalapitiya Police said that they have forwarded the dossier of
the investigations into both complaints to the Attorney General and
awaiting his advice.
Earlier the Magistrate issued notice on the OIC Bambalapitiya
following an application by the Bambalapitiya Police in connection with
the complaint made by Malaka Manoj Silva against Chaminda Senasinghe
that, Chaminda had assaulted him (Malaka) at the night club on September
9 causing several injuries to him.
Presidentís Counsel Denzil Gunaratne with Clinton Dabare, Buddhika
Jayasinghe, Ratna Gamage, Loyd Galhena, Sumudu Hewage and Ruwan Perera
appeared for suspect Malaka Silva.
Presidentís Counsel Daya Perera with Presidentís Counsel M.L.M.
Ameen, Ravi Matugama, Nalinda Indatissa, Deshan Hewawitharana, Forman
Cassim, Anurudha Perera, Nisasiri Dayananda, Rasika Weraduge and Dinoo
Dharmaratne appeared for the Accountant Chaminda Senasinghe. The
Magistrate directed the case to be called again on October 31.