Oct 23, 2019

Hambantota Mayor granted bail over 'toy pistol' case

Hambantota Mayor Eraj Fernando has been granted bail after appealing his five-year prison sentence over the toy pistol' case for threatening a group of Parliamentarians in 2014.
The Hambantota High Court today (Oct 23) ordered the suspect to be released on a cash bail of Rs 100,000 and a surety bail of Rs 500,000.

Fernando, along with four others had been accused of threatening the parliamentarians by brandishing a pistol when they had engaged in an inspection tour at the Hambantota Port.