Raviharan released on bail

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.

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