Feb 25, 2019

Journalists removed from court and MP's son bailed out Featured

Colombo Additional Magistrate, Isuru Neththikumara has ordered all other personnel including journalists to leave the premises, when the suspects of hit and run that injured the Traffic OIC, Borella police were summoned to court.

Seven out of the eight individuals who were arrested in connection to the incident have been granted bail.

The Additional Magistrate ordered the driver, Udesh Ratnayake to be remanded until 11th of March.

The arrested suspects include the son of MP Mahindananda Aluthgamage and the son of a CMC councillor, Sudammika Atigala.

It was reported that MP Mahindananda Aluthgamage was also present at the court premises.

The accident which occurred in the Bambalapitiya area at around 4.30am on Sunday (Feb 24) injured the Traffic OIC of the Borella Police. The officer is currently receiving treatment at the ICU of the National Hospital.