Azath Salley further remanded

Hansi Nanayakkara (RP) | Published: 11:36 AM Oct 25 2021
Local Azath Salley further remanded

The Colombo High Court today (25) indicted former Governor of the Western Province and leader of the National Unity Front, Azath Salley over a charge of creating communal disharmony.

HC judge Amal Ranaraja ordered Salley be  further remanded until 02 November.

Salley was arrested by the Criminal Investigation Department in March this year, for uttering extremist remarks during a media briefing, in an attempt to spew disharmony amongst the communities.

He had been detained by the CID for five months, after which the court remanded him.

Hansi Nanayakkara (RP) | Published: 11:36 AM Oct 25 2021

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