Probe launched on Rishad allegedly threatening doctor

An investigation has been launched on Parliamentarian Rishad Bathiudeen allegedly threatening a prison doctor.

The doctor had allegedly been threatened by Bathiudeen, who is currently in remand custody.

A complaint over the incident had been made by the doctor at the Magazine Prison.

The Department of Prisons said that an investigation will be conducted  under the supervision of an Assistant Superintendent of Prisons. (Colombo Gazette)