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    IGP and former Defence Secretary remanded

    October 09, 2019

    Inspector General of Police Pujith Jayasundara and former Defence Secretary Hemasiri Fernando have been remanded till October 23.The Colombo Chief Magistrate delivered the order the when the case the duo as taken up today (09).

    The Colombo High Court today (09) dismissed the previous order issued by the Colombo Magistrate’s Court granting bail to the IGP and former Defence Secretary, who have been charged with failing to prevent the Easter Sunday terror attacks.

    The IGP and the former Defence Secretary were produced before the Colombo High Court earlier today. Accordingly, the HC Judge revised the magistrate’s bail order and ordered to place the defendants, IGP Pujith Jayasundara and former Defence Secretary Hemasiri Fernando, in remand custody.They were later produced before the Colombo Chief Magistrate by the prison officers.Considering the submissions, the Chief Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne ordered to remand the duo until the 23rd of October.

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