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Man Who Threatened President, PM on Face Book warned and Discharged

A man, who was remanded on charges of threatening President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe via social media, today pleaded guilty at the Colombo Chief Magistrate’s Court.

Colombo Chief Magistrate Gihan Pilapitiya discharged the suspect, Sumal Lakmana, a resident of Yakkala after stern warning.

Lakmana was remanded for 25 days after he was arrested by the CID at the Bandaranaike International Airport for allegedly making death threats to the President and the Prime Minister (Shehan Chamika Silva)
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