Fmr. Sri Lankan Ambassador Udayanga Weerathunga hospitalised

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Former Sri Lankan Ambassador to Russia Udayanga Weerathunga has been admitted to the Colombo General Hospital due to an illness.

The Department of Prisons said the former ambassador, who has been remanded over a financial fraud until today (March 25), was hospitalized yesterday evening.

The former ambassador is accused of committing financial fraud by unlawfully interfering in the purchase  of MiG aircraft from Ukraine.