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A 40-minute wait JVP MP Dr. Harini Amarasuriya had to undergo when she visited remanded actress Damitha Abeyratne at Welikada Prison is under investigation.

The prison’s superintendent is leading the probe following an official complaint to prisons chief Thushara Upuldeniya, said prison department spokesman Chandana Ekanayake.

Dr. Amarasuriya too, was allowed to visit the actress, in the same manner opposition leader Sajith Premadasa and MP Rajitha Senaratne were permitted to see her.

 

 

Damitha gets bail

 

Meanwhile, Abeyratne was released on two sureties each of Rs. 500,000 by Colombo Fort magistrate Thilina Gamage today (12).

The court favourably considered a bail motion filed by Rienzie Asecularatne, the lawyer for the actress, who stands accused of forcibly entering the Presidential Secretariat.

 

 

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