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* Sri Lanka Marxist party leader discharged from hospital after accident
Tue, Jul 29, 2014, 07:02 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

July 29, Colombo: Leader of Sri Lanka Marxist party, Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) leader and MP Anura Kumara Dissanayaka was discharged from the hospital this evening after receiving treatment for injuries sustained in accident yesterday.

He was sent home with orders to rest for few days before he starts working again, JVP sources said.

The JVP MP's vehicle met with an accident yesterday and he was first admitted to Ratnapura hospital. Later he was transferred to the Colombo National Hospital.

He underwent several medical tests but reported sound in health despite minor injuries.

Sri Lanka main opposition United National Party (UNP) leader Ranil Wickremasinghe paid a visit to the injured JVP leader at the hospital yesterday and inquired about his health.

Meanwhile, the driver of the JVP leader's vehicle was produced in court today for reckless driving and failing to avoid an accident.

Ratnapura magistrate K.D.S. Saman Kumara released the driver Sujeewa Priyashantha on personal bail of Rs. 50,000. The case was postponed to August 4.

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