Parliamentarian Rishad Bathiudeen has been granted bail in relation to the case being heard over the death of a 16-year-old girl.
The MP was released on two surety bail of Rs.1 million by the Colombo Fort Magistrate’s Court this afternoon.
The MP was also issued an overseas travel ban while the case is due to be taken up once again on the 18th of February.
Jude Kumar Ishalini succumbed to burn injuries while employed as a domestic worker at MP Bathiudeen’s residence.
His wife, father in law and a broker were also arrested over the death of the girl and were later released on bail.