Wennappuwa Pradeshiya Sabha member Dulakshi Fernando and her sister, who were arrested for obstructing police officers, have been further remanded.
The Marawila Magistrate has ordered to remand the two defendants until the 16th of September.
The incident in question took place on August 19 when two policemen on duty had stopped a motorbike near the Seenor Junction in Wennappuwa.
However, the female motorcyclist had not had her driving license or other relevant documents with her.
Subsequently, a Pradeshiya Sabha member who is the sister of the motorcyclist, as well as their father and brother had arrived at the scene on a motorcycle and a van.
Reportedly, they had obstructed the officers from performing their duties and attempted to take the motorbike as well as the suspect who had been under police custody.
While the Police had taken both motorbikes into their custody. However, the suspect had fled the scene in the van.
The police had reported the incident to the Marawila Magistrate’s Court while arrest warrants were issued for the suspects.