The Lanka e-news editor Bennet Rupasinghe has been enlarged on bail. The Court has warned him not to obstruct Police investigations.
Mr. Rupasinghe was apprehended last week. He had been accused of threatening relatives of the suspect in the arson attack on the e-news office and attempting to deceive the police. He was produced before the Kaduwela Magistrate’s Court today. The e-news editor was granted a cash bail of 10,000 rupees and a personal bail of 300,000 rupees. Kaduwela Magistrate Jayaki de Alwis warned him not to obstruct police officers in their investigations. The next hearing was fixed for the 7th of June.