Phone recovered from Bathiudeen’s cell

A mobile phone has been recovered from MP Rishad Bathiudeen’s cell at the Magazine Prison in Colombo, Prisons Spokesman Chandana Ekanayake stated today (02).

Court proceedings yesterday (01) resulted in the Fort Magistrate ordering for MP Rishad Bathiudeen to be further remanded till 07 September.

He was arrested in April for allegedly aiding and abetting the suicide bombers who perpetrated the deadly terror attacks on April 21, 2019.