Bail has been rejected for Udul Premaratne, the Convener of the Inter University Students Federation.
The Colombo Magistrate rejected the bail application of Udul Premaratne. Refusing bail, the Colombo Magistrate stated the Court did not possess have the authority to grant bail. Magistrate Rushmi Singappuli remanded him until the 12th of this month. He was apprehended on the 29th of last month opposite Sirikotha, the UNP Headquarters, while he was in discussion with UNP Deputy Leader Karu Jayasuriya. An open warrant was issued by the Colombo Magistrate for his arrest. He has been taken into custody for alleged involvement in storming into the Higher Education Ministry and causing damage to public property.