Hemasiri-Pujitha released on bail

Staff Writer | Author . පරිවර්තනය කරන්න සිංහල හෝ தமிழ் 05. 02. 2020 | 10.59am
Hemasiri-Pujitha released on bail

Former Defense Secretary Hemasiri Fernando and IGP Pujitha Jayasundara,who was in the remand over the Easter Attack has been released on bail by the Colombo high court.

Pujith Jayasundara granted bail

Colombo High Court Judge Adithya Patabendige today (05) ordered the release of IGP Pujith Jayasundara on strict bail conditions.

He was released on a cash bail of 250,000 Rupees and two sureties of 2.5 Million Rupees each on a bail condition that the two bondsmen must be residents of Colombo.

He had been remanded on charges of failing to prevent the April 21 Easter Attack despite intelligence received regarding the attack.

The high court advised Pujitha Jayasundara not to threaten the witnesses and not to interfere with the investigation.

He was also banned from traveling abroad without the permission of the court.

He was also ordered to report to the Director of the CID on the last Sunday of every month.

Deputy Solicitor General Dileepa Peiris appeared on behalf of the Attorney General and stated that he does not object to the granting of bail to Poojitha Jayasundara.

Hemasiri Fernando released on bail

Colombo High Court Judge Manjula Tilakaratne today (5) ordered to release former Defense Secretary Hemasiri Fernando on bail, who was remanded for not preventing the Easter attack.

This was after considering the bail application filed by Hemasiri Fernando.

He was released on a cash bail of 250,000 Rupees and two sureties of 2.5 Million Rupees each on a bail condition that the two bondsmen must be residents of Colombo.

He had been remanded on charges of failing to prevent the April 21 Easter Attack despite intelligence received regarding the attack.

He was also ordered to appear before the Director of the CID on the last Sunday of each month and was banned from traveling abroad.

The high court advised Fernando not to threaten the witnesses and not to interfere with the investigation.

Deputy Solicitor General Dileepa Peiris appeared on behalf of the Attorney General and said he would not object to the granting of bail as Hemasiri Fernando as he had been remanded for four months.

However, when the Magistrate's Court had earlier issued bail, the Attorney General filed a revision application seeking the revocation of the order.

Then high Court ordered for Hemasiri Fernando to be remanded until the 09th of September after considering the revision application.

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