Man attempting to get close to President and PM in guise of a journalist remanded


A suspect who was arrested over suspicious behaviour at the funeral of veteran musician W.D. Amaradeva at the Independence Square, was ordered to be remanded till November 15 by the Colombo Chief Magistrate today.

The suspect had made false claims that he was a journalist, at the funeral where the President, Prime Minister and other VIPs were all present.

Accordingly yesterday the suspect was thus produced before Colombo Chief Magistrate Gihan Pilapitiya and remanded.

The suspect is a resident of Kotahena.

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