United People' s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) MP Sajin de Vaas Gunawardane, who is in remand custody, has developed breathing difficulties after the prison authorities had denied him the use of his inhaler, his colleagues informed Parliament today.
Opposition Leader Nimal Siripala de Silva raised this matter in the House and said Mr. Gunawardane had been deprived of his privilege to attend the parliamentary session yesterday.
“As an MP, he is entitled to attend the sessions. Yet, arrangements had not been made for him to do so. He is suffering from a breathing ailment and a medical device has been prescribed for his regular use to control the ailment. However, he has been denied this remedy by the prison authorities,” Mr. de Silva said.
He sought the intervention of Justice Minister Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe to sort out these issues.
Meanwhile, UPFA MP Mahindananda Aluthgamage said Mr. Gunawardane had got red patches on his body because of the lack of medical treatment for his illness.
"We visited him in the remand prison. We saw the red patches . It might get worse if his inhaler is not made available to him, " Mr. Aluthgamage said.
The Minister agreed to look into these matters.(Kelum Bandara and Yohan Perera)
Can Dr.Nonis from London be summoned for his consultation and "treatment?????
fawzan Tuesday, 19 May 2015 07:46 PM
Tie this fellow in a pig farm. Let him ruin there
Premalal Tuesday, 19 May 2015 07:53 PM
This sickness is called Arrestitis.
Desmond Jeromme Tuesday, 19 May 2015 07:54 PM
This is the right punishment for all the sins you committed. Better your precious soul rest in peace in the Jail.
Horri Jimonis Tuesday, 19 May 2015 07:55 PM
No. problem if you die in the Jail, for the sins you have committed with the help of MR,.
Vijith Pieterz Tuesday, 19 May 2015 07:57 PM
Better you die Mister, you deserve this punishment. Nonis....
Kiris Baba Amaray Tuesday, 19 May 2015 07:58 PM
No problem, no-one cares for this sinner. Let his soul rest with peace with the devil.
Horri Jimonis Tuesday, 19 May 2015 08:02 PM
Man, you ear earned Billions illegally being a thick pal of MR, You played out... now you die... no problem we will carry your body after you die in prison.
Dulan Wednesday, 20 May 2015 06:36 AM
All his assets and money should be taken back
sanju Wednesday, 20 May 2015 10:14 AM
What sympathy seeking rubbish. We hear he is well off in the prison hospital with flat screen TV and delicious home food. Anyway why on earth are these Nimal Siripalas taking up the case of such a ignominious rascal ? They should just drop this contamination if they know whats good for them. Will they never learn ?
Martin ayya Wednesday, 20 May 2015 10:45 AM
Suddenly politicians are getting all sorts of health problems in prison hahaha Is this some of kind of game for them ?
AR Wednesday, 20 May 2015 11:01 AM
All these similar cases should be investigated immediately and action taken to avoid more dramas... we need to bring these people into justice.
karunaratne Wednesday, 20 May 2015 12:04 PM
Treatment is beheading
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