Sampath Athukorala

Southern Provincial Council Deputy Chairman Sampath Athukorala who was in Police custody for allegedly uploading defamatory posts on Facebook of President Maithripala Sirisena, has been granted bail, today.

The suspect was released on bail by the Colombo Chief Magistrate Gihan Pilapitiya on Rs. 10,000 bail and two sureties of Rs. 500,000 each.