Patali discharged after JMO's examination
The Colombo Chief Judicial Medical Officer (JMO) yesterday (12) examined the health condition of SJB MP Patali Champika Ranawaka, as per an order issued by Colombo High Court judge Damith Thotawattavon the previous day.
The JMO was ordered to submit a report, promptly, on the MP's health condition.
The order was issued after the former Minister failed to appear in court for a case against him and two others Dilum Thusitha Kumara and ASP Sudath Asmadala was taken up for hearing.
The trio have been charged with concealing and fabricating evidence in relation to a traffic accident in Rajagiriya on 29 February 2016, which caused grievous injury to a youth, Sandeep Sampath.
MP Ranawaka was admitted to a private hospital in Colombo after having said to be afflicted with breathing difficulties and kidney ailment, and was discharged following the conclusion of his examination.