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Hemasiri Fernando and PoojithJayasundara further remanded

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor October 23, 2019 18:53

Hemasiri Fernando and PoojithJayasundara further remanded

Former Defense Secretary Hemasiri Fernando and IGP PoojithJayasundara were further remanded the Court today.

The former Defense Secretary and the IGP have been accused of failing to prevent the terrorist attack on Easter Sunday. The two suspects were produced before the Colombo Chief Magistrate’s Court today and ordered to be remanded till the 6th of next month. When the Attorney General confirmed that former Defense Secretary Hemasiri Fernando and IGP PujithJayasundara had committed an offense under Section 296 of the Penal Code, it was emphasized that the Magistrate’s Court has no power to grant bail to the suspects and that the High Court has the power.

 

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor October 23, 2019 18:53