Rishad Bathiudeen further remanded till 1st September

Parliamentarian Rishad Bathiudeen has been ordered to be further remanded. 

The Colombo Fort Magistrate’s Court ordered that he be remanded till 1st September.

The order was given when the case was heard today.

Bathiudeen had been arrested in connection to the Easter Sunday attacks.

The former Minister and his brother Riyadh Bathiudeen were arrested in April in connection with the attacks.

They were arrested under the Prevention of Terrorism Act over allegations of aiding and abetting the suicide bombers responsible for the 2019 Easter Sunday attacks.

The Police claimed they were arrested following extensive investigations. (Colombo Gazette)


  1. This is a classic example of the abuse of the PTA and how corrupt governments can use it to Harass anyone they want to for their own reasons that have nothing to do with prevention of terrorism…

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