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Ex-navy spokesman, five others released on bail

Former navy spokesman D.K.P. Dassanayake and five others were released on bail by Colombo Fort Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne today.

High Court Judge Manilal Waidyaratne released each of the six
accused on a cash bail of Rs.100,000 with three sureties of Rs.1 million each on Tuesday

Commodore Dassanayake and the others were arrested and remanded on charges of aiding and abetting in the abduction of 11 youths in 2008 and 2009. (Farook Thajudeen)