Video : Rohana Wijeweera's brother in law sent to mental hospital.
Colombo Chief Magistrate Gihan Pilapitiya ordered the prison officers to admit Doctor Chandra Fernando - the brother-in-law of former JVP leader Rohana Wijeweera – to the 21st ward at Mulleriyawa National Mental Hospital today.
The order was issued during the court hearing regarding Dr. Chandra causing a commotion opposite the Hultsdorf Magistrate court in Colombo.
The police handed over a medical report of Dr. Chandra issued by Specialist Doctor Neil Fernando to courts today.
The police further informed the court that according to the medical report,
Dr. Chandra is suffering from a mental illness.
The next court hearing will be held on the 3rd of February.