Actor Ryan Van Rooyen further remanded

Thursday, 11 April 2019

Actor Ryan Van Rooyen, who was arrested in Dubai and deported to Sri Lanka, has been further remanded until 25th of April, says Ada Derana reporter.

He was produced before the Matara Magistrate’s Court today (11).

Ryan Van Rooyen (41) and four more suspects, who were arrested with ‘Makandure Madush’ at a party in Dubai, were deported to Sri Lanka on April 3rd. Upon their arrival, the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) had taken them into custody at the Bandaranaike International Airport.

Ryan was questioned for over 18 hours by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) and the Police Narcotics Bureau (PNB) at the Bandaranaike International Airport before he was handed over to Weligama Police for inquiries into the incident of possession of cannabis. On April 5th, he was produced before Matara Chief Magistrate Isura Nettikumara, who ordered that he be placed in remand custody until April 11. The other four suspects deported to Sri Lanka were released following extensive questioning.