Thursday, 16 January 2014 - 17:14
Court asks for indoor treatment schedule on former Tangalle PS Chairman
The Court ordered the owner of the private hospital in Galle to submit a complete report with regard to the indoor treatment schedule on former Tangalle Pradeshiya Sabha Chairman Sampath Chandrapushpa Vidana Pathirana.
The case of the murder of a British national and the gang rape of his fiancée for which Vidana Pathirana was indicted taken for trial before Colombo High Court Judge Rohini Walgama today.
Suspect Vidana Pathirana did not appear in Court when the case was taken for hearing on the 9th of this month.
Later the suspect’s lawyer informed the court that his client was hospitalized due a sudden illness.
However the Judge issued arrest warrant on the suspect and asked his lawyer to submit relevant documents to prove his claim.
When the case was taken today, the Judge asked the suspect’s lawyer whether he has got relevant medical certificates from the respective private hospital.
The case is fixed to be taken again on the 22nd of this month.