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Bathiudeen granted bail over both ongoing cases

All Ceylon Makkal Congress (ACMC) Leader and Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) Opposition Parliamentarian Rishad Bathiudeen who was remanded under the Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA) over the Easter Sunday terror attacks was granted bail by the Fort Magistrate’s Court a short while ago.

Meanwhile, the Colombo Magistrate’s court also granted bail to Bathiudeen over the case of the death of the 16 year old domestic worker Jude Kumar Ishalini at his residence.

While speaking to The Morning, the MP’s lawyer Rushdie Habeeb stated that case proceedings will continue.

With regard to the next hearing on Ishalini’s death, it has been fixed for 18 February 2022.

Pics by Pradeep Dambarage