MP Abeygunawardena remains hospitalised; injured in massive protest over CBSL Governor

MP Abeygunawardena remains hospitalised; injured in massive protest over CBSL Governor

MP Abeygunawardena remains hospitalised; injured in massive protest over CBSL Governor

Written by Tharushan Fernando

25 Jun, 2016 | 9:45 pm

MP Rohitha Abeygunawardene who suffered injuries during a protest organised by the joint opposition in Colombo on Friday, is continuing to receive treatment at a private hospital in Colombo .

The protest was organised  against the Governor of the Central Bank, the increase of VAT, the delay in holding local government elections. and several other reasons.

During the protest march, parliamentarians Rohitha Abeygunawardene and Sriyani Wijeyawickrema suffered injuries.

MP Rohitha Abeygunawardene, who is continuing to receive treatment at an ICU of a private hospital, had sustained injuries to his head as well as an internal injury to his  mouth. According to doctors, the parliamentarian is not in a critical condition . .

Meanwhile, former president Mahinda Rajapaksa arrived at the hospital where the parliamentarian is receiving treatment to look into his well-being .

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