Sathosa
Oct 31, 2017

Bail for Lahiru and Sugathananda Thera

The Convener of the Inter University Students’ Federation (IUSF) Lahiru Weerasekara and Convener of the Inter University Bikkhu Federation (IUBF) Ven. Tampitiye Sugathananda Thera were granted bail by the Colombo Magistrate’s Court today (31).

Lahiru Weerasekara and Ven. Tampitiye Sugathananda Thera were remanded for violating Court orders and bail conditions.

The duo appeared before he Colombo Fort Magistrate’s Court on October 12 in response to a case filed against them by the Kollupitiya Police.

The police had told Court that Lahiru Weerasekara and Ven. Tampitiye Sugathananda Thera had violated court orders and bail conditions and participated in protests in the Fort, Kolpetty area. Taking these facts into consideration, Colombo Fort Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne had orderd that the duo be remanded until October 26.
However, when the case was called again on October 26, both Lahiru Weerasekara and Ven. Tampitiye Sugathananda Thera were further remanded until today (Nov. 01).

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