Aug 01, 2017

Bail for petroleum union leaders (video)

The 16 Petroleum Corporation Union leaders and members who were issued warrants for their arrest by the Courts yesterday (31), surrendered to the Colombo Additional Magistrate through their lawyers today (01).

The warrants were recalled and they were ordered to be released on personal bail of Rs. 100,000 each.

The case will be taken up again on August 24.

The warrants were issued on the 16 of them for failing to appear in Court. Prior to this instance they had been arrested and released on police bail for the obstruction of fuel distribution, while it was declared an essential service.

Petroleum Union Leader Bandula Saman Kumara speaking to media after receiving bail said: