Sachithra Senanayake further remanded

Sachithra Senanayake

Sri Lankan prison officers escort former Sri Lankan cricketer Sachithra Senanayake, centre in white, to a remand prison in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Wednesday, September 06, 2023. (AP Photo / Eranga Jayawardena).

Former Sri Lankan cricketer Sachithra Senanayake who was arrested over allegations of match fixing in the Lanka Premier League (LPL) in 2020, has been further remanded until September 25.

The relevant order was issued by Colombo Chief Magistrate Prasanna Alwis, when Sachithra Senanayake was presented before the court by the Special Investigation Unit (SIU) of the Sports Ministry this morning (September 15).

The Attorney General raised objections to release the suspect on bail.