Jun 01, 2021

Moratuwa Mayor’s bail application rejected

A motion filed by detained Moratuwa Mayor Saman Lal Fernando seeking bail has been rejected.

The Moratuwa Magistrate’s Court rejected the motion after taking it up for consideration today.

Moratuwa Mayor Saman Lal Fernando was arrested for behaving in an unruly manner during a COVID-19 vaccination drive organized in Moratumulla on 28th May.

The Mayor was arrested after surrendering to the Mount Lavinia Police on the following day.