Tuesday, 04 November 2014 - 14:33
Update: Bail refused for Mervin Silva's son, Malaka Silva. Malaka Silva transferred from private hospital to National Hospital.-Video
Bail for Minister Mervin Silva’s son Malaka Silva who was arrested for allegedly assaulting a foreign couple was rejected today by the Colombo Additional Magistrate.
Accordingly, Colombo Additional Magistrate Mohammad Sahabdeen remanded Malaka Silva until the 18th of this month.
The Magistrate also ordered to submit the medical report relevant to the incident on the 11th of this month.
Meanwhile Malaka Silva who had been admitted to a private hospital was transferred to Colombo National Hospital on a court order, and he is now receiving treatment in the ICU.
Malaka Silva was remanded last Saturday after he allegedly assaulted a British woman and her boy friend in a night club at Duplication Road.
Malaka Silva was slapped by the British woman as he kissed her, and later a brawl occurred as her boyfriend also intervened.
Investigations revealed that Malaka Silva’s bodyguards have also assaulted the Scottish.
The Colombo Crime Unit informed the court today that they would hold a special investigation as the incident is recorded on CCTV cameras.
3 President Counsels appeared for Malaka Silva when he was produced before the court today, and Minister Mervin Silva was also present in court.
Update: Tuesday, 04 November 2014 - 07:31 PM
Court rejects bail application for Malaka Silva
The court rejected the bail application for Malaka Silva, the son of Minister Mervin Silva, today who was accused of assaulting a foreign couple.
During today's court hearing, Colombo Additional Magistrate Mohammed Sahabdeen ordered to submit the forensic report on the 11th.