East High Court to inquire Satyaraj bail application

[TamilNet, Friday, 20 June 2003, 15:26 GMT]
The East High Court Judge Mr.S.Paramarajah Friday said the bail application submitted on behalf of the political head of LTTE in Puthur division in Batticaloa district Mr.Subaraj Devanayagam alias Satyaraj will be taken up for inquiry on June 27 at Trincomalee session, legal sources said.

The bail application submitted by the defence counsel Messrs K.Kathiravetpillai and S.Ilayarajah was taken up for inquiry Friday at the Batticaloa sessions of the East High Court, sources said.

In reply to court the prosecution said that they were awaiting instructions from the Attorney General regarding this case.

The High Court Judge then instructed the Police to obtain necessary advice from the Attorney General before June 27 and on that date the bail application will be taken up for inquiry at the Trincomalee session of the court, legal sources said.

The Batticaloa Magistrate Thursday extended the remand of Mr. Satyaraj by two weeks stating that he has no power to release the suspect on bail.

LTTE Puthur division political head Mr. Satyaraj was produced in Batticaloa magistrates court Thursday on a B report in connection with the alleged murder of another person. Mr. Satyaraj was apprehended by members of Razik group, an auxiliary force of the Sri Lanka Army and was ed over to the Police, sources said.

 

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