Yesterday, Colombo Fort Magistrate Tirina Gamage granted bail to the priest. Anti-government protest leader Jewantha Peiris. Father. Peiris appeared in court earlier in the day. Police charged him with participating in illegal protests that damaged the president’s office and violating a court order.
He was released on two guaranties of Rs 500,000 each. Father. Peiris was also barred from leaving the country. He was also ordered to make a statement today (13th) to the Colombo Central Criminal Investigation Unit. Payris.
Father. Jeewantha Peiris was a prominent figure in the “GotaGoGama” protests. He was represented in court by the president’s attorney, Rienzie Arsekularatne.
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