Fr. Jeewantha et al given bail


Colombo Fort Magistrate Thilina Gamage, on Wednesday (24), enlarged on surety bail, in Rs  500,000 each, four suspects, including Rev. Fr. Jeewantha Peiris, who appeared before him.

They were ordered to appear before the Court in connection with the case of forced entry to President’s House in Fort on 9 July.

The other three suspects, who were granted bail were General Secretary of Ceylon Teachers’ Union (CTU) Joseph Stalin, Propaganda Secretary of the Frontline Socialist Party (FSP) Duminda Nagamuwa and Nalin Gunawardena.

By Hansi Nanayakkara