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Lalith Weeratunge, Anusha Palpita admitted to Prison Hospital


Former Secretary to the President Lalith Weeratunge and former Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (TRC) Director General Anusha Palpita were admitted to the Prison Hospital a short while ago.

The two were convicted of misappropriating Rs.600 million of funds belonging to TRC in the controversial Sil Redi (fabrics used by devotees to observe Sil) distribution case and were sentenced to three-years-Rigorous Imprisonment by the Colombo High Court, yesterday.