Palitha Thewarapperuma & 5 others remanded

2019-09-10 at 14:15

Deputy Minister Palitha Thewarapperuma and five others arrested over a burial at an unauthorized location have been remanded until Monday.

The group including the Deputy Minister is accused of disregarding Police orders and proceeding with the burial in a private land in Thebuwana.

The group surrendered to the Matugama Magistrate’s Court earlier today through an attorney.

Subsequently the Matugama Magistrate NHH Halpendeniya ordered the suspects to be remanded until the 16th of September.