The Colombo High Court this morning rejected the bail application filed by former MP Tissa Attanayake.
The High Court had previously - on October 20 - refused bail to the former UNP General Secretary.
The former MP is accused of displaying a fraudulent document to the media during the last Presidential Election, for the purpose of affecting the results.He is charged under Section 3(1) of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) Act No. 56 of 2007. This is the first time a Sri Lankan has been indicted by the Attorney General over an offence that comes under the ICCPR Act.