Colombo Additional Magistrate Aruni Attigalle today directed the Prisons Department to submit a comprehensive medical report on suspect Duminda Silva to court on February 13.
The Additional Magistrate further directed the suspect be examined by a neurological specialist at the Colombo National Hospital.
In response to a previous court order, the Prisons Department today filed Silva’s medical report and informed the court of the inability to produce the suspect due to his critical health condition.
The Bribery Commission filed three separate cases against the former MP under the Assets and Liabilities Act for not declaring his assets and liabilities in 2010, 2011 and 2013. Deputy Secretary General of Parliament P.M.Neil Parakrama and several others were named as witnesses.
Senior counsel Anuja Premaratne appeared for the suspect.
Previously, the Colombo High Court sentenced Silva to death after he was convicted for the murder of Bharatha Lakshman Premachandra. (Shehan Chamika Silva)
Desmond Jeromme Thursday, 26 January 2017 01:35 PM
Anyway for a person sentenced for death, no need to dig further. Send this sinner to gallows.
J Palitha Thursday, 26 January 2017 01:39 PM
No need Sir - for any more Medical Reports on this sinner get the Max. punishment with the jumper and hang him.
ceylon Thursday, 26 January 2017 02:04 PM
world is laughing at srilankan courts and prisons.terrible.shame on sri lankan corrupt and traitorous government. via DM Android App
Shelly. Thursday, 26 January 2017 02:10 PM
I have closed my files on Duminda. News of him are no more important to the country. via DM Android App
Perumal Thursday, 26 January 2017 10:30 PM
Doctors and his keepers seem to have been well paid.
Das Friday, 27 January 2017 05:49 AM
There are doctors who desecrate the Hippocratic Oath to please politicians and issue false medical opinions.This is a new phenomenon.
Kadiya Friday, 27 January 2017 07:00 AM
Doesn't the magistrate know that he's suffering from a 'terminal' illness?
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