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Sep 02, 2021

Mobile phone found from Bathiudeen's prison cell

Prison officers have recovered a mobile phone from the prison cell of MP Rishad Bathiudeen, who is currently remanded at the Magazine Prison.

Prisons Spokesman Chandana Ekanayake stated that the mobile phone was found in the possession of the MP yesterday (01) and two jailors including the chief jailer had seen the MP speaking on the phone when they had passed his cell.

The MP had thrown the phone out of the window which was subsequently recovered by authorities and handed over to intelligence units for further investigations.

Mr. Ekanayake said that the MP will be presented before a prison tribunal with regard to the offence.

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