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Tuesday, 21 March 2017 - 10:41
High Court rejects MP Weerawansa’s bail request
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The Colombo High Court rejected the revised bail application filed by NFF leader MP Wimal Weerawansa today.

High Court Judge Wikum Kaluarachchi said that Colombo Fort Magistrate Lanka Jayarathna has legally rejected bail for Weerawansa.

Weerawansa was arrested on January 10th on the charges of misusing government vehicles and he was further remanded yesterday until April 3rd.

Meanwhile, Colombo Chief Magistrate Lal Ranasinghe ordered that the case filed by Bribery Commission against former minister Johnston Fernando be heard today.

The former minister has been charged for not declaring his assets and liabilities between 2010 through 2014.

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