Former UPFA Parliamentarian and monitoring Minister of External Affairs of the Mahinda Rajapaksa regime Sajin de Vass Gunawardane was further remanded till July 21 by the Colombo Chief Magistrate today on charges of misusing 22 vehicles belonging to the Presidential Secretariat.

Meanwhile, UPFA MP Thenuka Widanagamage was remanded till July 14 by the Mahiyangana Magistrate after he surrendered to the Police for alleged violation of election laws in Mahiyangana area. Police confirmed that they arrested five persons and the parliamentarian for allegedly assaulting supporters who were putting up posters in the area on June 29.