Rajitha Senaratne granted bail

Former Minister Rajitha Senaratne was granted bail by the Colombo Magistrate’s Court today.

The order was delivered when Senaratne’s was produced before court this morning.

Senaratne was arrested and kept under detention at a private hospital until today. Although Senaratne was set to be transferred to the Prisons Hospital, yesterday (29), it was suspended due to his deteriorating health condition.

Senaratne has also been ordered to produce a statement to the CID once he is discharged.

An arrest warrant was issued(24) by the Colombo Additional Magistrate over the ‘white van’ press briefing held on 10 November.