Dec 02, Colombo: The Colombo High Court today set an early date to hear the bail application plea for the arrested student union leader Udul Premaratne.
The counsel appearing for the convener of the Marxist Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna affiliated Inter University Student's Union (IUSF) today filed a motion before the Colombo High Court seeking an earlier date to hear Premaratne's bail application.
The counsel had told the Court that Premartane has to attend a conference organized by the World University Student's Organization in South Africa.
The court had fixed the hearing for January 24 next year.
After considering the request, Colombo High Court judge Deepali Wijesundara fixed the date for December 7.