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Udul freed of anti-government charges

Monday, 22 August 2011
Former convener of Inter University Students Federation (IUSF) Udul Premaratne and another arrested in 2009 for pasting posters against educational reforms and had been charged were ordered to be released by the Colombo Magistrates Court today (22nd) say reports.

The two of them arrested by the Cinnamon Gardens Police were charged for pasting anti-government posters.

When the case was called today the police informed Court that Auditor General had directed that there was no sufficient evidence to charge them.

Accordingly, Colombo Chief Magistrate Rashmi Singappuli ordered them to be released without any charges.
LT

 

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