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Vidya case: Ex-DIG released on bail

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Former senior DIG Lalith Jayasinghe, remanded on charges of allowing a suspect arrested in connection with Vidya’s rape and killing to escape from police custody, was today released on bail by Kayts Magistrate A.M.M.Riyaz.

He was released on a cash bail of Rs.300, 000 cash bail with four sureties of Rs.500,000 each and a travel ban imposed.

The Magistrate ordered the former DIG to report to the CID on the last Monday of each month.

The case was postponed for December 5.

The DIG was alleged to have allowed the main suspect, Swiss Kumar to escape from police custody.

Vidya was abducted, gang-raped and killed at Punkuduthivu in Jaffna on May 2015. ( Romesh Madushanka)

 

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  • ceylon Wednesday, 13 September 2017 01:41 PM

    why the policecourtsgovernment allways helping criminals .such serious case why this thug allowed bail. via DM Android App

    kay Wednesday, 13 September 2017 03:53 PM

    because it is SRILANKA

    Mendis Wednesday, 13 September 2017 09:13 PM

    In Sri Lanka the Police are corrupt to the core,only some of them get caught.We need some entity to police the police.

    GH Wednesday, 13 September 2017 10:42 PM

    Mr. A.M.M. Riyaz, mind it, you should be answerable to Almighty!!!

    ceylon Wednesday, 13 September 2017 10:46 PM

    why bribery commision dont arrest him for bribery. via DM Android App


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