Supreme Court Judge Sarath de Abrew who is accused of sexually abusing a domestic servant was released on bail today by Colombo High Court Judge Preethi Padman Surasena.
Justice de Abrew was released on one hundred thousand rupees cash bail and two personal bails of one hundred thousand rupees each. At the same time, the High Court Judge has served indictment to Justice de Abrew today.
Unfortunately there was nobody present at Court today to carry out bail proceedings.
Our correspondent stated that the Judge later adjourned the Case until bailers returned to duty.
The Judge ordered to hear the Case continuously with effect from May 23rd.
Meanwhile the fundamental petition filed by Justice Sarath de Abrew challenging the Case was dismissed by the Supreme Court yesterday.