State Minister Sanath Nishantha's brother Jagath Samantha has been remanded until the 24th of this month. The order was issued after he surrendered to the Chilaw court today.
The suspect was accused of bulldozing a land belonging to the Anavilundawa Ramsar wetland for shrimp farming. However, the police had not been able to arrest him.
Jagath Samantha, a former chairman of the Arachchikattuwa Pradeshiya Sabha was issued an arrest warrant yesterday (21) and has since surrendered.