5 policemen who were in remand for the last 11 months, relevant to the shooting of 2 university students were released on Bail yesterday. ”Each of the suspects is allowed go on a cash bail of Rs.50,000/= , 2 surety bails worth 200,000/=. They all shall report to the Colombo CID on every Sundays. Their Passports shall be handed over to the Jaffna Magistrate Court Registrar. The Immigration and Emigration Department is ordered to ban the travelling abroad of the Suspects.” ordered Judge Manickawasagar Illancheliyan in his order in the Bail Applications filed by the relatives of the suspects.
Two University students Nadarajah Kajan of Kilinochchi and Wijayakumar Sulaxan were killed by gun fire on 19.10. 2016 while travelling on a motor cycle along KKS road, at Kulappiddy junction.
This case was taken up before High Court judge M.Ilancheliyan yesterday.
AAL Remidius who appeared for the suspects pleaded that the accused be released on bauil as they had been in reman for 11 month. State counsel Nagaradnam Nishanth said that they have no objecting in granting bail with conditions.
Thereafter the Judge issued the above order.