The Staff Sergeant and the Corporal, who were involved in the Rathupaswala shooting incident in 2013, were ordered to be further remanded till September 20 by Gampaha Chief Magistrate D.A. Ruwan Pathirana today.
Meanwhile, Brigadier Anura Deshapriya Gunawardena,who was the commanding officer of the contingent which fired shots at protesters in Rathupaswala and Sergeant Lalith Gray were ordered to appear in court on November 1.
The shooting incident resulted in the death of three youths Akila Dinesh, Ramila Ravishanand Nilantha Pushpakumara.
Twenty six individuals including several journalists were injured during the protest held against contamination of drinking water. (Thilanka Kanakarathna and Tony Karunanayake)