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HC refuses bail for Vass

2014 Jan 11

It is said that Colombo High Court Judge Iranganee Perera yesterday refused to grant bail to former DIG Vass Gunawardena who is charged for making death threats to CID ASP Shani Abeysekera and three others conducting investigations into the murder of businessman Mohamed Shiyam.

Investigators told court that the former DIG Gunawardena had on number of occasions had threatened the CID ASP and others with death.

Refusing bail the Colombo High Court Judge directed the case to be called on March 31, 2014. Senior State Counsel Chandana Athukorala appeared for the Attorney General.

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