H’tota Mayor enlarged on Police bail
By Keerthi Mendis
Hambantota Mayor Eraj Fernando, who had surrendered to Bambalapitiya Police, was taken into custody on charges of having forcibly entered a land in the area and allegedly assaulted two security officers.
Based on the advice of the OIC of the Bambalapitiya Police, a statement had been recorded from the suspect Mayor ahead of his release on Police bail. One security officer, who was assaulted, was admitted to hospital while the other had lodged a complaint with the Bambalapitiya Police.