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Ranjan remanded until April 20th


14 April 2020 01:51 pm - 7     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Former MP Ranjan Ramanayake, who was arrested by the Mirihana police for obstructing duties of Police officers at a road block in Mirihana yesterday, has been remanded until April 20 by the Nugegoda Magistrate Court.

Former Parliamentarian Ramanayake and another person have been arrested on charges of obstructing police duties.

According to the Police, the former MP, a resident of the Madiwala MPs residence complex, was visited by a person from Piliyandala who arrived in a cab with no valid curfew permit on Monday morning (April 13) When questioned by Police officers on duty at the complex, the visitor had reportedly made a phone call to former Minister Ramanayake.

Ramanayake who arrived at the entrance shortly afterwards had then threatened the police officers and attempted to take the visitor inside the premises. The Mirihana Police had in turn arrested the visitor on charges of violating curfew regulations and the Minister for obstruction of police duties.


  Comments - 7

  • Leel Galgedara Tuesday, 14 April 2020 02:12 PM

    YES, it should be till May 20!

    dara Tuesday, 14 April 2020 02:34 PM

    He is matuared man in mid fifties but behavior is very adamant,thos is not good way to start new year

    Yankee Dude Tuesday, 14 April 2020 02:58 PM

    Dont expect Justice to be fair and equal . It will not happen with family rule .

    Kamal Tuesday, 14 April 2020 08:13 PM

    A true leader like Ranjan will use all the adversity as publicity to gain more popularity for the upcoming election. Way to go Ranjan. My vote is for you from whatever party.

    ChanakaJ Tuesday, 14 April 2020 10:10 PM

    Good that the police were not intimidated, and arrested them!

    CHULANI Tuesday, 14 April 2020 10:37 PM

    now Ranil / Sajith coalition will nominate this thug as a member of Parliament...

    Kithth Wednesday, 15 April 2020 08:11 PM

    This man is truly insane. After all his phone call drama if people are still defending him that is a sorry state for our country and a reflection of our country’s biased partisan politics without conscious/rational reasoning. Sincerely hope Ranil/Sajith will leave him out of the party so that he can go on making films on parliamentary jokes..!!! There where he belongs.

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