In the case of BBS storming Ministry of Trade & Industries. All 6 Accused ( Members of BBS ) were present and wanted to settle the case by tendering an apology. But Hon. Magistrate refused the application and wanted suspects to plead guilty and that he will impose lesser punishment.
Accused didn’t agree and pleaded not guilty for charges of Sec. 140, 146 & 486 . Case was fixed for trial on 12th November.
Sarath Siriwardena, Maithree Gunaratne and Shiraz Noordeen appeared for prosecution with the Kollupitiya Police.