The son of Minister Mervyn Silva, Malaka Silva & another suspect have been placed under remand custody until the 24th of this month in connection to having allegedly assaulted an army major.
The other individual placed under remand custody had been identified as
The suspects were presented before the Fort magistrate this morning subsequent to their surrender to the Colombo Crimes Division.
5 more suspects had also surrendered themselves over to police while Colombo Fort Magistrate Kanishka Wijerathna has ordered that they be subjected to
an identification parade.
Subsequent to today's verdict Minister Mervyn Silva expressed the following views to the media.