Remanded protesters released on bail

Remanded protesters released on bail

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The eight protestors who were remanded yesterday after being taken into custody on charges of engaging in a demonstration disregarding Court orders causing hindrance to the public, have been enlarged on bail.
Colombo Chief Magistrate Lal Ranasinghe Bandara released each of them on a surety bail of 100,000 rupees each.
It was eight protesters including a Buddhist monk who joined in an anti SAITM demonstration in Colombo on Wednesday that were released on bail.
This group belonging to the Inter University Students Federation, the Inter University Bikkhu Balamandalaya and the Medical Faculty Students Activists Organizations, was taken into custody from several locations in the Colombo City.
The Colombo Chief Magistrate ordered five TV Channels to hand over to the Police the video footage concerning the protest rally for further investigations.