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Man issued death threats on Prez, PM granted bail

30 December 2016 12:47 pm - 0     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


The suspect remanded on charges of posting anaudio recording on Facebook with death threats on the President, Prime Minister and Opposition Leader was today released on bail by Colombo Additional Magistrate Aruni Attigalle.

The 26-year-old suspect, Dinush Chamara is a resident of Rathgama.

Investigations revealed that he was the administrator of a Facebook page known as 'Sokarina'. The audio recording contained, "The end of Maithripala will be from a Sinhala Buddhist, says an official attached to the President's Security Division..."

The CID said the suspectin his Facebook page also invited people to assassinatethe President, Prime Minister and Opposition Leader.

The case was postponed for January 27. (Shehan Chamika Silva)

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