President’s webpage hackers: teen ordered probation, man remanded

Tuesday, 30 August 2016 - 14:26

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The Aluthkade Magistrate Court has handed down a probation order to the 17-year-old boy who was arrested over the charges of hacking into President Maithripala Sirisena’s official web page.

The second hacker, a 27-year-old man, was remanded till Friday (02).

The teen is a resident of Kadugannawa, while the second suspect was from Moratuwa. They were produced before the Colombo Chief Magistrate today. 

The President’s website was hacked last Friday.





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