Lakshman Wasantha Perera released on bail

Lakshman Wasantha Perera released on bail

August 6, 2015   01:57 pm

Former UPFA Parliamentarian Lakshman Wasantha Perera, who was arrested and remanded in connection with an assault incident, has been released on bail by the Matale Magistrate’s Court.

He was ordered released on a personal bail of Rs 250,000 by the Matale Magistrate Sampath Gamage.

However, he was ordered to appear before the court when the case is taken up again on August 12.

Perera was arrested on Monday (August 03) after he surrendered to police over the alleged assault incident.

According to police, a group accompanied by the former MP had allegedly abducted and assaulted a person on July 26, over an election-related dispute.   

Perera was remanded till today August 06 after being produced before the Matale Magistrate while 4 other suspects, who were wanted in connection with the incident, had earlier been remanded till August 12.

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