Just in: Suspects in attack on Maithripala’s rally produced in court

Just in: Suspects in attack on Maithripala’s rally produced in court

Just in: Suspects in attack on Maithripala’s rally produced in court

Written by Staff Writer

05 Jan, 2015 | 4:47 pm

Pelmadulla Magistrate’s Court has ordered the arrest of three persons including Deputy Minister Premalal Jayasekara over the shooting at a public rally of Presidential Candidate Maithripala Sirisena in Kahawatta.

The other two suspects are Sabaragamuwa Provincial Councillor Nilantha Jayakody and the Chairman of the Kahawatta Pradeshya Sabha Vajira Silva.

The order has been made following a B report produced to court by police naming the above individuals as suspects.

Police Headquarters says that officials of the Immigration and Emigration department at the Mattala and Katunayake airports have been instructed to prevent the suspects from leaving the country.

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