Police officer who was arrested for participating in protest, released on bail

Police officer who was arrested for participating in protest, released on bail

Police officer who was arrested for participating in protest, released on bail

Written by Amani Nilar

15 Apr, 2022 | 4:16 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st); The police officer who was arrested on charges of making contentious remarks at the Galle Face protest site was released on bail today (15).

He was produced before Colombo Additional Magistrate Keminda Perera, and was ordered to be released on three surety bails of Rs. 300,000 each.

The police had produced him in court on charges under sections of the Penal Code, the Police Ordinance and the Secret Ordinance of Public Officers.

A group of lawyers including President’s Counsel Rienzie Arsecularatne and Dharshana Kuruppu voluntarily appeared for the police officer.

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