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Rajitha files Appeal seeking bail

Former Health Minister Dr Rajitha Senaratne who is in remand custody in connection with the controversial White Van Press Conference today filed an appeal before Colombo High Court’s registrar office challenging the judgment of Colombo High Court.   

Attorney-at-law Gunaratne Wanninayake said this appeal is to be referred to the Court of Appeal for consideration. Through this application, the former Health Minister is seeking Court of Appeal jurisdiction to release him on bail. 

The Colombo High Court on Wednesday (13) issued an order quashing the operation of Colombo Chief Magistrate's order to grant bail on Former Health Minister at a previous occasion. Consequent to the High Court Judgment, the Colombo Chief Magistrate's Court ordered to remand Dr Rajitha Senaratne till May 27. 


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