Uva Chief Minister granted bail after surrendering to Police

Uva Province Chief Minister Chamara Sampath Dassanayake was granted bail today after he surrendered to the Police over an incident where he forced a female school principal to kneel at his feet.

Chamara Sampath Dassanayake surrendered to the Badulla Police and was produced before a Magistrate where he was granted bail.

The principal had alleged she was summoned by the Chief Minister and forced to kneel at his feet as she had refused to enroll a student recommended by him.

The Chief Minister however denies the allegation. (Colombo Gazette)