Court orders medical examination on Duminda Silva

The Colombo Additional Magistrate today ordered a medical examination on former Parliamentarian Duminda Silva.The order was given after the Department of Prisons had informed court that Duminda Silva could not appear in court over a bribery case owing to poor health. The Colombo Additional Magistrate ordered a special medical examination on Duminda Silva in order to verify the claims of the Department of Prisons.Duminda Silva is currently on death row over the murder of former Parliamentarian Bharatha Lakshman Premachandra. (Colombo Gazette)