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Thewarapperuma remanded

By Nisali De Silva

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Deputy Minister of Social Empowerment Palitha Thewarapperuma was remanded today (10) till September 16 due to an unlawful burial of a corpse in an unauthorised land in Kaluthara, according to the Police Media Division (PMD).

Thewarapperuma is alleged to have forcibly buried the corpse in the land although an injunction had been issued by the police against the burial.

The Mathugama Magistrate’s Court ordered the remanding of the Deputy Minister when he was produced before Court today.