MP released on bail
Gampaha District Parlimentarian Sarana Gunawardane and four others
were enlarged on bail by Gampaha High Court Judge M.M.A. Gafoor
yesterday. After considering the bail application and the submissions
made by the counsel, the High Court Judge released the four suspects on
Rs.5,000 cash bail each and personal bail of Rs. 100,000 each.
State Counsel Jude Nanayakkara on behalf of the Attorney General did
not object on the suspects being released on bail and submitted that
investigations had already concluded. Four suspects, MP Sarana
Gunawardane, Jayalath Nawaratne, Nalaka Sanjeewa and Nishantha
Mirihagalla were arrested on the charges of abducting a 12-year boy,
assaulting a person with a fire arm and causing him injuries. The
suspects were later remanded.
Prasanna Lal Alwis, P.A.P. Weeraratne, Kithsiri Weerasuriya, Ranil
Karipperuma, Chamara Wanigasekera appeared for the suspects.
Jude Gunawardane appeared for the Attorney General.