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Duminda Silva hospitalised for yellow fever

Former Parliamentarian Duminda Silva, who is currently serving a death sentence at the Welikada Prison, has been sent to the Prisons Hospital to be treated for yellow fever, according to hospital sources.

After being sentenced to death on September 8 this year, for the Bharatha Lakshman Premachandra killing, he has filed an appeal while in a special section of the Chapel ward in the Prison.

When asked Prisons Commissioner Thushara Upuldeniya about this concern, he said the former Parliamentarian was admitted to the Welikada Hospital as he suffered from yellow fever.(Jayantha Samarakone)