Sri Lankan parliament bans imprisoned MPs from attending sessions

The Business Committee of Parliament has decided not to allow parliamentarians currently jailed in the from Welikada and Magazine prisons to attend parliament sessions as COVID-19 spreading in the prison complex Serjeant-at-arms Narendra Fernando said

Nov 13, 2020
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The Business Committee of Parliament has decided not to allow parliamentarians currently jailed in the from Welikada and Magazine prisons to attend parliament sessions as COVID-19 spreading in the prison complex Serjeant-at-arms Narendra Fernando said.

Accordingly, Batticaloa district parliamentarian Sivanesathurai Chandrakanthan, Wanni District parliamentarian Rishad Bathiudeen, who are in remand custody and Ratnapura District parliamentarian Premalal Jayasekara who is serving a death sentence at the Welikada prison not be summoned to sit in Parliament.

http://www.colombopage.com/archive_20B/Nov13_1605252484CH.php

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