3 suspects who have been charged with assaulting a doctor at the Anuradhapura Teaching Hospital have been placed under remand custody until the 11th of September.
Anuradhapura Chief Magistrate Ruwandika Marapana issued this order
when police had presented the arrested suspects before court today.
The presiding magistrate had ordered the Anuradhapura HQI to arrest the remaining suspects and produce them before court as soon as possible.
Meanwhile Minister of Health Maithreepala Sirisena has requested of the IGP to apprehend the suspects and bring them to book irrespective of their stature.
In a release issued by the line ministry the subject minister has asserted that disciplinary measures will be implemented against SLFP's alleged candidate
who is being held guilty against the assault.