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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2528

Vijayakala Maheswaran MP Released On Surety Bail

Colombo, 08 October, (Asiantribunecom):

V Jaffna District Parliamentarian from UNP and former State Minister Vijayakala Maheswaran arrested by the Police Organized Crimes Division (OCPD), has been granted bail by the Colombo Chief Magistrate.

She was arrested this morning (08) by the OCPD stated over a controversial statement made by her recently. She had stated that the LTTE should be resurrected for the freedom of the Tamil people.

She was then presented before the Colombo Chief Magistrate Ranga Dissanayaka where OCPD DIG Kamal Silva requested the court to remand the suspect.

However, the court decided to grant bail on a personal bond worth Rs 500,000as no special points were presented for the remanding of the MP.

The case will be next heard on the 7th December and the magistrate ordered the police to inform the court on legal action taken against the suspect on that date.

- Asian Tribune -

Vijayakala Maheswaran MP Released On Surety Bail
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