Moratuwa Mayor remanded till June 11

Moratuwa Mayor Samanlal Fernando who was arrested on charges of interfering government officials engaged in the vaccination against Covid-19 has been remanded till June 11, upon being produced before the Moratuwa Magistrate Court.

The Mayor surrendered to Police with his lawyers. The arrest was made upon a complaint lodged by the relevant health officers.

Mayor Fernando was accused of obstructing health workers including medical officers who were involved in the vaccination program for the residents of Molpe and Moratumulla North Grama Niladhari Divisions of Moratuwa yesterday (27). The charges leveled against him also accused him of threatening and scholding a lady doctor. 


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