Sarath Kumara Gunaratne released on bail

Sarath Kumara Gunaratne released on bail

November 20, 2015   12:37 pm

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Former Deputy Minister Sarath Kumara Gunaratne was released on bail after he appeared before the Negombo Magistrate’s Court today in connection with a case for allegedly threatening and verbally abusing a police officer on duty. 

He was ordered released on two personal bail of Rs 500,000 each. 

Gunaratne had been accused of verbally abusing and threatening a police officer who was on duty in the Negombo Town during the last Presidential Election. 

The Negombo Magistrate’s Court had issued notice on the former Deputy Minister to appear before the court today when the case was taken up for hearing. 

He was subsequently ordered released on bail by the magistrate who also decided to suspend the hearing until the Attorney General’s advice is sought. 

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