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Kanjipani’s father, brother further remanded

Six suspects including Kanjipani Imran’s father and brother were further remanded until October 16 by Galle Chief Magistrate Harshana Kekunawela when they were produced before him yesterday.

They were arrested by prison officers on the Prisoner Welfare Day (September 12) when they attempted to handover some proscribed items to Kanjipani in the Boossa Prison in Galle.

The Prison Officers detected two mobile phones, two chargers, two SIM cards and a piece of wire cord packed covertly in two lunch baskets that were brought to Mahammed Najeem Mohamed Imran alias Kanjpani Imran, who is detained at the Boosa Prison in the Ratgama Police Division in Galle.

Subsequently they were remanded by the Galle Magistrate when they were produce before him by Ratgama Police investigating the incident.

Mohammed Ibrahim Mohamd Najith, 65, 99/88 Shri Sadhdharma Mawatha, Maligawatta, Colombo 10 identified as Kanjipani’s father, Mohamed Kruthathdeen Mohamed Washeeddeen, 22, No. 340/45D, Gamagewatta, Kalamulla, Kolonnaava (Kanjipani’s sister’s son), Mohamed Ifthikar Mohaamed Safras, 23, 119/01, Maligawatta Road, Colombo 10, (Kanjipani’s wife’s younger brother), Mohamed Inham Mohamed Afrideen, 22, No. 304/45 T, Maligawatta Road, Colombo 10 (wife’s brother), Mohamed Naajim Abdul Hafis, 58, No. 159/9/2/1, Maligawatta Place, Colombo 10 and Mohamed Farook Mohamed Faaiz .43, 158/2, Panchkawatta Road, Colombo 10 (wife’s father) were further remanded.

The magistrate declined the defense application for the release of the suspect on bail as the police objected their submission stating that investigations into the alleged incident were not still completed. However the magistrate instructed the police to expedite the corresponding investigations.

Although the defence lawyer pleaded for the release of the suspects on bail, the Rathgama Police objected submitting that the corresponding investigations on the incident were still going on. The magistrate who instructed the police to expedite the respective investigations further remanded the suspects.

Kanjipani is a convicted criminal who is sentenced for 6 years Rigorous Imprisonment by Colombo High Court.

Rathgama Police Crime Branch OIC Dhammika Nagahwatta assisted by sergeant Devasinghe (17205) prosecuted.


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