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Keith Noyahr abduction case:

Bail for Army staff sergeant

Army Intelligence staff sergeant Chamika Sumith Kumara, who was arrested over the abduction and assault of senior journalist and former ‘Nation’ newspaper Deputy Editor Keith Noyahr, was yesterday granted bail by Mount Lavinia Additional Magistrate C.H.G.Liyanage. The suspect was released on two sureties of Rs.2,500,000 for each. The Magistrate also imposed a travel ban on him. The Magistrate ordered the suspect to appear before the Criminal Investigations Department every last Sunday of the month.

Filing a further report before the Magistrate, the Criminal Investigations Department informed court that the extracts of investigations regarding the case had already been sent to the Attorney General for further instructions.The CID further told court that the Attorney General’s instructions had not been received yet. The Magistrate put off further inquiries for December 12.


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