Justice for Ishalini: Ex-Minister Bathiudeen granted bail

Justice for Ishalini: Ex-Minister Bathiudeen granted bail

Justice for Ishalini: Ex-Minister Bathiudeen granted bail

Written by Amani Nilar

14 Oct, 2021 | 2:21 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st); Former Minister Rishad Bathiudeen who was remanded previously, was granted bail today (14).

Ex-Minister Rishad Bathiudeen was previously remanded in the case filed over the death of 16-year-old Jude Kumar Ishalini, who died while employed as a domestic aide at the Colombo residence of the MP.

While the Ex-Minister was remanded further, the MPs Wife & Father-in-Law, the 02nd and 03rd suspects in the case were released on 04 surety bails each, and each amounting to one million rupees.

Ex-Minister Rishad Bathiudeen was named as the fifth suspect in the case filed over the death of 16-year-old Jude Kumar Ishalini.

Moreover, Ex-Minister Bathiudeen was also granted bail subject to strict conditions in the case filed over 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.

Bathiudeen was arrested and remanded under the provisions of the Prevention of Terrorism Act.

 

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