For press freedom by Sunanda Deshapriya
Thursday, 06 May 2010
Journalist Ruwan Weerakoon who was arrested with some supporters of retired General Sarath Fonseka for allegedly conspiring against the government was released on bail by the Colombo Chief Magistrate Champa Janaki Rajaratna today on the direction of the Attorney General.
However the passport of the suspect was retained by the court and he was restrained from leaving the country.
He was further ordered to appear before the CID every Sunday mornings.