Tamil National Alliance Northern Provincial Councillor T Raviharan who was arrested for damaging state property has been released on bail.
The order was issued by the Mullaitivu Magistrate’s Court this afternoon.
A protest was staged on the 22nd of February by Raviharan and a group of protestors over efforts to hand over land owned by the Gotabaya Navy Camp in Wattuwakal, Mullaitivu to the Navy through a survey.
The protest was held adjacent to the Mullaitivu District Department of Survey.
The Councillor was arrested this morning over a complaint filed claiming the protestors had damaged a vehicle of the Department.
Police had taken measures to record a statement by the Councillor prior to the arrest.
Further investigations are being carried out by the Mullaitivu Police.