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The Colombo Magistrate’s Court today released on bail the two suspects alleged to have hacked into the official website of President Maithripala Sirisena.

The two suspects, aged 17 and 27 years were taken into custody from Kadugannawa and Moratuwa respectively, under the Computer Crimes Act on suspicion of hacking into the website.

Colombo Chief Magistrate Gihan Pilapitiya ordered the 27 year-old to be released on a cash bail of Rs 25,000 and two personal bails of Rs 1 million each while the schoolboy who was placed in juvenile probation, was ordered to be released on two personal bails of Rs 1 million each.