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Former PM's son arrested

21 January 2015 07:04 am - 11     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Central Provincial Councillor Anuradha Jayaratne and three others surrendered to the police today in connection with a shooting incident when the election office of President Mahithripala Sirisena was attacked during the election campaign.  

The Gampola Magistrate had earlier banned Mr. Jayaratne from leaving the country in this connection.

The four arrested were released on Rs.50,000 cash bail and Rs. 200,000 surety bail by Gampola Magistrate Upul Jayawickrama.

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  Comments - 11

  • Sri Lankan King Wednesday, 21 January 2015 12:38 PM

    A lot to follow.. Keep the fingers crossed. KARMA, its time for payoff

    Sri Lankan King Wednesday, 21 January 2015 12:38 PM

    A lot to follow.. Keep the fingers crossed. KARMA, its time for payoff

    ANTON Wednesday, 21 January 2015 04:42 PM


    Perumal Wednesday, 21 January 2015 05:38 PM

    Of course, why not? What is good for Thevarapperuma is good for Jayaratne too.

    Rohana Thursday, 22 January 2015 05:29 AM

    Put him for 25 years to teach a lesson for others.

    curtly Wednesday, 21 January 2015 02:49 PM

    Referring to previous news was this good governance.

    Gihan perera Wednesday, 21 January 2015 02:56 PM

    How is the reaction?

    SL in KSA Friday, 23 January 2015 09:18 PM

    No one can be above the law.

    CMAX Wednesday, 21 January 2015 03:19 PM

    Good Governance??????

    Ranja Wednesday, 21 January 2015 03:48 PM

    Whether PM son or any top official son / daughter to brought to justice since earlier law was applied only on poor men of the country. All BIGs escaped.

    Prasannajit Wednesday, 21 January 2015 04:11 PM

    Yes, law should be equal to everybody. That is why people voted for Maithree.

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