Clash at CEYPETCO: SLPP member further remanded

Clash at CEYPETCO: SLPP member further remanded

11 January 2019 11:27 am

The Fort Magistrate’s Court today (11) ordered to further remand SLPP Colombo Municipal Councillor Kulathissa Geeganage till 18th January. He was arrested over forcibly entering the CEYPETCO premises and assaulting security officers of former Minister Arjuna Ranatunga.

The case was taken up before Fort Chief Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne.

The Magistrate further ordered six other persons who came to surrender to the court, to surrender to police.

During the clash at CEYPETCO, two persons died after being shot by a police officer. The court ordered to further remand Police Constable Aruna Sri Nanda Silva, who was arrested with regard to the shooting, till 18th January. The court will deliver its decision on his bail request on 18th January.