A special team of officers had left to take former Minister Rajitha Senaratne, who is being remanded, is receiving treatment at a private hospital in Narahenpita to the prison hospital.
A senior official from the Prisons Department stated that MP Senaratne will be taken into custody after receiving another report on his health condition.
He has informed the private hospital where he is receiving treatment, to take immediate steps to transfer the former minister to the prison hospital.
According to our correspondent, the prison officers had arrived at the hospital with an ambulance.
The Chief Medical Officer of the Prison Hospital has visited the private hospital in Narahenpita where he is being treated.
Former Minister Rajitha Senaratne has been remanded till tomorrow.
This was after Colombo Additional Magistrate Ms. Salani Perera visited the private hospital in Narahenpita where he was being treated.