Web journalist Desmond Chathuranga De Alwis who was arrested by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) yesterday, has been remanded till 14th September.
Chathuranga De Alwis was arrested by the CID cyber crimes division for allegedly publishing reports which obstruct judicial proceedings.
He operates a private website and prior to that he had worked at ITN and Siyatha FM.
He was also the President of the National Movement of Web Journalists in Sri Lanka. (Colombo Gazette)