Colombo HC grants bail to IUSF convener


The Convener of the Inter-University Students’ Federation (IUSF), Lahiru Weerasekara was granted bail by the Colombo High Court on August 9.

He was arrested in connection with the incident at the Health Ministry, where a large number of university students, during an anti-SAITM protest, forcibly entered the Ministry premises and caused damage to public property. He was then placed in remand custody till July 05 after being produced at court.

On August 02, he, along with five other university students also accused of forcibly entering the Health Ministry, were then further remanded till August 04 by the Maligakanda Magistrate’s Court, pending a further hearing.




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