Damitha, Rathidu (ratta) and eight others bailed !

On the 25th of May last, the Colombo Fort Magistrate Court ordered the release of 8 persons who appeared before the court on bail on charges of obstructing the duties of the officers who were at the police roadblock near the road leading to the Fort Colombo Magistrate Court.

Colombo Fort Magistrate Mr. Thilina Gamage has issued the order.

Accordingly, according to a notice issued earlier by the court, Father Satyavel, Damita Abeyratne, Rathidu Senaratne alias Ratta, Jagath Manuvarana, Joseph Stalin and eight others appeared before the court.

The Company Street Police stated that the suspects were brought before the court on May 25 for obstructing the officers and a prison bus at the police roadblock near the Colombo Fort Magistrate’s Court.

President’s Attorney Mr. Upul Jayasuriya, who represented the suspects, stated that this case was filed by the police in a fraudulent manner.

After considering the facts presented, the magistrate released the suspects on personal bail and ordered the case to be called again on November 28.

The magistrate accepted the request made by the police and ordered the concerned suspects to go to Kompanjaveediya police tomorrow and give statements.

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