Udul Premarathna of the 'Activists for Human Rights' organisation who appeared before court today was released on bail.
Disrupting police duty, unlawful assembly, assailing & vandalising state owned property are amongst the charges levelled against him.
Colombo additional Majistrate Praharsha Ranasinghe had ordered the release of Udul, on a cash bail amounting to rupees 5000 & two surety bails each amounting to one hundred thousand rupees.
During this juncture the Borella police had requested court permission to obtain a statement from Udul Premarathna.
The attorney appearing on behalf of Premarathna had objected during this point.
Taking this into consideration the Magistrate had ordered police to obtain a statement from Premarathna within the court premises.