Rishad further remanded to 01st September

Rishad further remanded to 01st September

Rishad further remanded to 01st September

Written by Zulfick Farzan

18 Aug, 2021 | 11:01 am

COLOMBO (News 1st); Ex-Minister Rishad Bathiudeen who was arrested by the Criminal Investigations Department under the provisions of the Prevention of Terrorism Act, was remanded until the 01st of September.

He was produced in Court on Wednesday (18) and the case was called up in the presence of Fort Magistrate Priyantha Liyanage.

Detectives produced Ex-Minister Bathiudeen to the court on the charges of giving priority to a firm owned by Ibrahim Ahamed, one of the suicide bombers responsible for the 2019 April 21st Terror Attacks, by providing scrap metal and copper owned by the Ministry of Industries, and using the funds generated through that scheme to fund terrorism.

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