Mahasohon Balakaya leader, several others further remanded

The leader of the Mahasohon Balakaya, Amith Weerasinghe and several others were today ordered to be further remanded over the violence in Digana, Kandy.

The Theldeniya Magistrate’s Court ordered 32 suspects including Amith Weerasinghe to be further until May 5th when they were presented before court today.

While being brought out of the court premises the suspects said that they do not have money to pay for bail.

The families of the suspects who gathered outside court appealed for their release, insisting that they were innocent.

The suspects were placed in remand following the violence in Kandy targeting Muslims. (Colombo Gazette)