Former Governor of the Western Province Azath Salley has been remanded until the 31st of August.
The former Governor was detained by the Criminal Investigation Department for close to five months under the Prevention of Terrorism Act.
He was produced before Court yesterday, when the order for his remand was issued by Colombo Chief magistrate Buddhika Sri Ragala.
Azath Salley was arrested by the CID on the 16th of March, over a controversial statement he made on the 9th of March related to the Easter Sunday attacks.
He is currently receiving treatment at the Colombo National Hospital under prison security.
The Magistrate who visited Azath Salley in hospital yesterday, following his observations, issued the order for his remand.