Apr 15, 2022

Policeman arrested over remarks at Galle Face, released

The police officer who was arrested over making remarks at the Galle Face protest site was released on bail today (15).

He was produced before Colombo Additional Magistrate Keminda Perera, and was ordered to be released on three surety bails of Rs. 300,000 each.

The police had produced him in court on charges under sections of the Penal Code, the Police Ordinance and the Secret Ordinance of Public Officers.

A group of lawyers including President’s Counsel Rienzie Arsekularatne and Dharshana Kuruppu voluntarily appeared for the police officer.

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