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Rev. Fr. Jeewantha granted bail; Barred from overseas travel

Rev. Fr. Jeewantha Peiris who surrendered to the Colombo Fort Magistrate's Court on Friday (12) was released on bail.

He was charged with engaging in an unlawful protest by violating a court order.

The Magistrate rejected a request made by the Colombo Central Crimes Investigation Division to remand Rev. Fr. Jeewantha Peiris, and he was released on two personal bails of Rs. 500,000/-.

In addition, Rev. Fr. Jeewantha Peiris was barred from traveling overseas by the court and was also ordered to report to the Colombo Central Crimes Investigation Division on Saturday (13) morning to provide a statement.

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