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Monk in assault case granted bail

Dambulla Magistrate I.M.S.B. Illangasingha granted bail with two sureties of Rs.100,000, to a Buddhist monk who was arrested for allegedly assaulting three people, including a pregnant woman, on Wednesday.

The alleged assault had occurred following a dispute between the monk and the woman, as well as her husband and brother. The latter are a police officer and a soldier, respectively.

Sigiriya Police are investigating.