UNP MP Shantha Abeysekara remanded

United National Party (UNP) Puttalam District Parliamentarian Shantha Abeysekara was today ordered to be remanded for violating his bail conditions.

The MP was ordered to be remanded until October 17 by the Chilaw High Court.

The MP had been accused of violating the bail conditions related to a case over an incident in 2004.

In May 2004 the Chilaw police had raided his house and seized cartridges, a grenade and several firearms.