Vanni District UPFA MP, Hunais Farook, and five others have been admitted to the Chilaw Base Hospital following an accident yesterday.
According to the Sri Lankan Police Media Unit, the accident had occurred early morning (24) at around 6:30 a.m. at Battuluoya in the Mundalama area. The speeding jeep had skidded off the road and toppled several times before knocking on a tree.
Sources said Farook and several lawyers were on their way to Mannar, to take part in the Court proceedings of the Minister of Industry and Commerce, Rishad Bathiudeen, alleged to have threatened the Judge in the Mannar Magistrate court.
The injured are receiving treatment. Sources said the jeep was driven by the brother of MP Farook who is in a critical condition and two other lawyers M.Rushdy and M.Haniffa who are also seriously injured.