Rev. Fr. Jeewantha granted bail; Barred from overseas travel

Rev. Fr. Jeewantha granted bail; Barred from overseas travel

Rev. Fr. Jeewantha granted bail; Barred from overseas travel

Written by Zulfick Farzan

12 Aug, 2022 | 1:47 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st); Rev. Fr. Jeewantha Peiris who surrendered to the Colombo Fort Magistrate's Court on Friday (12) was released on bail.

He was charged with engaging in an unlawful protest by violating a court order.

The Magistrate rejected a request made by the Colombo Central Crimes Investigation Division to remand Rev. Fr. Jeewantha Peiris, and he was released on two personal bails of Rs. 500,000/-.

In addition, Rev. Fr. Jeewantha Peiris was barred from traveling overseas by the court and was also ordered to report to the Colombo Central Crimes Investigation Division on Saturday (13) morning to provide a statement.

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