Bathiudeen attends Parliament in PPEs

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MP Rishad Bathiudeen at Parliment 

SJB Vanni District MP Rishad Bathiudeen who is in remand custody was brought to Parliament today clad in Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)s as a precaution as he’s under 14 days quarantine before being shifted to prison.

Bathuideen who was taken into custody on Monday and subsequently remanded was brought to Parliament by prison authorities in keeping with a written request from the Serjeant-at-Arms.

The MP was also allocated a special seat inside the Chamber so as to ensure social distancing.

Party Leaders in parliament decided to facilitate the MP to attend sittings in keeping with the Parliament (Powers & Privileges) Act.