Eight of the twenty four (24) suspects held in remand for their alleged involvement in violent activities in Teldeniya area early March were released on bail by the Teldeniya Magistrate M. N. Farukdeen yesterday (19).
Teldeniya police objected to bail for 16 others on the grounds that investigations into charges against them were still going on.
The judge remanded the 16 suspects till April 02.
A team of lawyers inclusive of Sarath Premakumara, Channa Galappaththige, Swarna Karalliyadda appeared for the suspects.
CI Induni Pragathi and SI Upali Chandrasiri prosecuted.
Security had been enhanced in the area.