Eight suspects plead guilty


Colombo Fort Magistrate Thilina Gamage yesterday (22) enlarged on bail the eight suspects who have been charged with assaulting Western Province SDIG Deshabandu Tennakoon.

Bail was set at two sureties of Rs 500,000 each.

The suspects were released on bail, after they pleaded guilty to the charges filed against them.

SDIG of Western Province Tennakoon, was assaulted at Perehara Avenue near the Gangarama Temple, on 10 May and accordingly after a probe was carried out, the suspects were arrested and produced in Court.

By Hansi Nanayakkara