Ranjan finally released

Norman Palihawadana

Former Samagi Jana Barawegaya (SJB) MP Ranjan Ramanayake, who was serving a four-year prison sentence for contempt of court, was released yesterday after being granted a presidential pardon. They gathered outside Welicada prison to welcome him.

President Ranil Wickremesinghe signed a conditional presidential pardon yesterday morning. , Ramanayake says he wants to apologize to the judiciary.

He also promised not to make such statements in the future.Ramanayake was sentenced in January 2021 to a harsh four-year prison term for contempt of court. Ranjan finally released

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