Army Intelligence Officer Premananda Udalagama, who was remanded in connection with the assassination of Sunday Leader Editor Lasantha Wickrematunge, was granted bail by Mount Lavinia Magistrate Mohammed Sahabdeen today.
The sergeant major was released on a cash bail of Rs. 50,000 with three sureties of Rs. 500,000 each.
However, he was re-remanded due to absence of sureties.
He was barred from visiting any army camp or involve in any army intelligence service activities.
The Magistrate also imposed a travel ban on the suspect. The next hearing was fixed for November 24. (Dayaratne Pathirana)