Eight suspects including former DIG Vass Gunawardena, his son Ravindu Gunawardena and wife Shyamali Gunawardena were served indictments in Colombo High Court today (19th) in connection with abducting and assaulting Nipuna Ramanayaka, a student of SLIIT in 2009.
Colombo High Court Judge Pathmini N. Ranawaka subsequently released the suspects on cash bail of Rs. 50,000 with two sureties of Rs. 500, 000 each except Vass Gunawardena and his son who are sentenced to death over killing of a businessman. The trial was fixed for 6th, 7th and 8th February, 2017.
The media had reported that Nipuna Ramanayaka was abducted and beaten up by Shyamali Gunawardena and Ravindu Gunawardena with the knowledge of Vaas Gunawardena.