Uni student arrested over misleading Facebook post released on bail

Uni student arrested over misleading Facebook post released on bail

24 May 2019 08:44 am

The university student who was arrested for publishing a Facebook post which said the President’s flight to China crashed, has been released on bail today (24).

Colombo Chief Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne released him on a cash bail of Rs 100,000.

The university student in question was arrested under Emergency Regulations for spreading false news.

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