Sep 17, 2021

Rishad Bathiudeen re-remanded; Wife & father-in-law granted bail

Parliamentarian Rishad Bathiudeen who is implicated in the case filed over the death of a 16-year-old domestic worker has been further remanded until the 1st of October.

The order was issued by Colombo Additional Magistrate Rajindra Jayasuriya.

NewsRadio court correspondent said the wife and father-in-law of MP Bathiudeen have been released on bail.

The duo has been released on two Rs. 1 million surety bails each.

International travel bans have also been imposed on the duo.

Five persons including Parliamentarian Rishad Bathiudeen were arrested in relation to the investigations into the death of the 16-year-old girl who was employed as a domestic worker at the MP’s residence.

Accordingly, the wife of MP Bathiudeen, her father, her brother and the broker who brought the girl to Colombo were arrested and were subsequently released on bail.

The brother of MP Bathiudeen’s wife was also arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting another domestic worker at the same residence.

(newsradio.lk)

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