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Suspect who stormed into ITN premises given bail

Jan 28, 2011 11:00:41 AM - itnnews.lk

The suspect who stormed into the Head Office of the Independent Television Network and threatened employees with death, has been enlarged on bail.

The suspect broke into the precincts of the Head Office at Wickremasinghepura in Battaramulla last night. He had driven his vehicle behind an ITN vehicle and driven into the premises along with the ITN vehicle from the main entrance. Thereafter he had threatened the employees with death and fled in his vehicle. The employees immediately lodged a complaint with the Talangama Police. Thereafter the Police succeeded in apprehending the suspect along with his vehicle in the same night. The Police produced the suspect in the Kaduwela Magistrate’s Court this afternoon on charges of forcibly entering state property and threatening the workers.  The Magistrate severely warned the suspect and enlarged him on conditional bail.