Court rejects Karadana’s petition for anticipatory bail


The Colombo Justice of the Peace’s Courtroom as we speak (10 Jan.) rejected the petition filed by Adarsha Karadana requesting the courtroom to launch her on anticipatory bail.

On 03 January, Karadana, who was not too long ago within the highlight after releasing an alleged video of her estranged accomplice, former Presidential Advisor Ashu Marasinghe sexually abusing her pet canine, filed a petition with the Colombo Justice of the Peace’s Courtroom, requesting that she be launched on anticipatory bail on account that the Prison Investigation Division (CID) is getting ready to arrest her.

Nonetheless, Karadana’s petition was rejected by Colombo Chief Justice of the Peace Prasanna Alwis as we speak, on the grounds that permitting for the petition to proceed can be inappropriate, as investigations into the accusations levelled in opposition to Marasinghe and the controversial video in query are at present underway.

Regardless of Karadana’s counsel having acknowledged that his shopper had filed the petition fearing for her security, Marasinghe’s authorized consultant countered this argument, stating that the discharge of Karadana is more likely to hinder the continuing investigations into the matter.

The CID, too, knowledgeable the courtroom that permitting for the discharge of already discourteous Karadana would hinder the investigation, as she is unlikely to help the continuing probe in any means if launched.

On 23 December 2022, Karadana, along with Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) MP Hirunika Premachandra, known as for a media briefing, throughout which they launched a video and pictures of the previous Presidential Advisor allegedly sexually abusing the previous’s pet canine.

Marasinghe vehemently denied the allegations and filed a criticism with the CID on 24 December accusing Karadana of getting doctored the video herself.

He went on to demand Rs. 1.5 billion from the duo on 30 December as compensation for defaming him.

Accordingly, notices had been issued to each Premachandra and Karadana, demanding Rs. 500 million from the previous, and Rs. 1 billion from the latter, over current claims made by the duo on the aforementioned press convention, whereas the CID can be getting ready to take Karadana into custody over the criticism filed by Marasinghe.

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