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Shani Abeysekara granted bail

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Former Criminal Investigations Department (CID) Director Shani Abeysekara was granted bail today together with Sub-Inspector Sugath Mendis.

SSP Shani Abeysekera and SI Sugath Mendis were arrested by the Colombo Crimes Division  in July last year and produced before the Gampaha Magistrate’s Court on charges of fabricating evidence against suspects in the murder of businessman Mohamad Siyam in Bambalapitiya in 2013.

The Court of Appeal heard submissions yesterday of the two revision applications filed against the refusal of the Gampaha High Court to grant bail to Abeysekara and Mendis.

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