Facebook icon
Twitter icon
e-mail icon

Tamil journalist released on bail

A Tamil journalist, who was arrested for reporting a ‘false news story’, was today released on bail.

Point Pedro court’s acting magistrate BSubramaniam released the freelance journalist N Logathayalan, according to the Sunday Times.

The journalist was arrested for his coverage for the Uthayan newspaper of the sexual assault of a school girl by Sri Lankan police officers at Nelliyadi station.

The Uthayan stood by its story, saying that the article written by Logathayalan was accurate.

Jaffna journalist detained after investigating assault by Sri Lankan police (08 Apr 2015)