Ratnapura district SLPP MP elect Premalal Jayasekara who was  convicted of murder will be brought to Parliament by Prison Department officials on 8 September.

Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena said he has directed the Prisons Department to facilitate Jayasekera to attend Parliament as he has  filed an appeal challenging his conviction by the Ratnapura High court.

Jayasekera how was sentenced to death days before the 5 August general election polled over  140,000 preferential votes.