'Kama- Colombo' assault- Bail refused

10 July 2013 07:56 am - 12     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


The Colombo Fort Magistrate’s Court refused bail to the first suspect in the assault of a 21-year -old youth at the Kama- Colombo nightclub, after a motion was filed by the suspect’s lawyers seeking bail a shortwhile ago.

C.R De Silva PC and Shanaka Wanasinghe PC appearing for the suspect submitted that their client be given bail because the offence was a bail-able offence and that the suspect poses no threat to the witnesses of the victim

Nalin Laduwahetty PC appearing for the victim said that the victim was to undergo an eye surgery.

Laduwahetty further informed court that various parties were exerting pressure on the victim and his family and also said that there had been attempts to pressurise the hospital in which the victim was being treated.

Three men were remanded including two bouncers of the Kama-Colombo for allegedly brutally assaulting the 21-year-old youth within and outside the nightclub on early Saturday morning.

The Nightclub did not possess a liquor license at the time of the assault and was functioning illegally on July 5, and July 6.

The Daily Mirror learns that the alleged assault on the youth on July 6, was not the first incident in which the security personnel of Kama- Colombo have unleashed violence on guests  with many reports emerging of assaults on them by the ‘bouncers’  employed by Kama- Colombo.( LS)

  Comments - 12

  • Sanath Wednesday, 10 July 2013 09:03 AM

    Isn't there anything better to report on that's happening in the country than this?

    Game Man Wednesday, 10 July 2013 09:13 AM

    When ever there is bad news there is always certain parties pressurizing the innocent victim.

    chunks Wednesday, 10 July 2013 12:10 PM

    What sort of cuckoo land has a bouncers job been to assault.. stupid comment

    Fayad Wednesday, 10 July 2013 09:17 AM

    We need more clubs of this nature to cater for the politicians children

    Mervin Wednesday, 10 July 2013 09:35 AM

    Does anybody need my help?

    Rata Haraka Thursday, 11 July 2013 08:18 AM

    Well, talking of the 'innocent' victim, how innocent is he really? Food for thought.

    AL-AMBRILLA Wednesday, 10 July 2013 09:56 AM

    If the Legal system does not bounce back we got a problem.. Then the society will bounce bounce back legally or otherwise.

    Nodrog Wednesday, 10 July 2013 10:20 AM

    Would you say the same if you or your son was the victim?

    Manel Wednesday, 10 July 2013 10:26 AM

    This is why the casino zone is going to be established in DR. Wijewardana Mawatha.

    Ruwan Thursday, 11 July 2013 06:24 AM

    "The Nightclub did not possess a liquor license at the time of the assault and was functioning illegally "

    The owner of this joint, Deshabandhu Manawahithawadhi Lankaputhra Dr. Ali Asger Shabbir Gulamhusein was an adviser to the ministry of justice. Ashcharya @ it's best.

    Nihal Hoole Thursday, 11 July 2013 07:08 AM

    I got sick in my stomach after reading that this Dr. Ghulamhussein and his wife are “advisers” to the justice ministry. The “adviser” to the justice ministry has been operating a nightclub without the required licenses. What a shame. Absolute shit bags.

    Sim Wednesday, 10 July 2013 08:45 AM

    Bouncers duty is to bounce any one and they are paid for it.

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