Mar 19, 2019

Minister’s Secretary’s photo-shoot inside courts Featured

The Polonnaruwa Police had arrested the Private Secretary of MP Roshan Ranasinghe yesterday for having taken photographs of the MP and other suspects who were held at the Polonnaruwa High Courts until they fulfilled their bail requirements.

The case against MP Roshan Ranasinghe and seven others was taken up yesterday over the attack on an election office of the United Democratic Alliance during the presidential election on January 03, 2015 in Aralaganwila, shooting and threatening to kill.

Each of the suspects were ordered to post Rs. 25,000 cash bail each and Rs. 500,000 surety, by the Polonnaruwa High Court Judge Indika Sumedha. Until the suspects fulfilled the bail requirements, they were held in a cell within the court house.

During that time the Private Secretary of MP Ranasinghe, Suranga Chinthana had been taking photographs of the suspects in the cell when he had been arrested by the police. He was produced before the judge and is scheduled to be produced before the Polonnaruwa District Courts on March 19.

W.A. Piyatillake – Hingurakgoda Corr.


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