Pujith and Hemasiri remanded until 9 July
Colombo’s Chief Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne today (3 July) ordered Police to make written submissions with regard to the cases against former Secretary to the Ministry of Defense Hemasiri Fernando and IGP Pujith Jaysundera this Friday (5 July).
Both men were remanded until 9 July. They were not present in court as they are both indisposed.
The Magistrate pronounced that they should be produced in court on 9 July 9 and that she would give her order with regard to bail on that day.
State Counsel informed court that Fernando and Jayasundera will be charged under Section 294 of the Penal Code for causing death due to gross negligence.