Colombo MC postpones Shashi Weerawansa’s bail hearing

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The Colombo Magistrate’s Court today (30) decided to postpone the hearing of the bail application filed by Shashi Weerawansa, wife of former Minister Wimal Weerawansa.

The decision was announced by Colombo Chief Magistrate Nandana Amarasinghe, who also ordered to issue summons to the Attorney General regarding the case.

The bail application was filed on the condition that an appeal challenging the decision given by the Magistrate’s Court be heard before a High Court.

Shashi Weerawansa was sentenced to two years of rigorous imprisonment and a fine of Rs.100,000 on Friday (27), for using forged documents to obtain a diplomatic passport.