Nine out of 21 suspects, who were remanded on charges of having raped a 14-year-old girl when she visited Tangalle were released on bail by a Tangalle today.
Magistrate K.U.T. De Silva also ordered the suspects to appear before the Tangalle ASP every Sunday and warned them against interfering with the witnesses. Their passports were impounded. (Ariyadasa Kodituwakku)