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Raviraj case to be tried before Special Jury

2016-10-27 13:34:40
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The Colombo High Court today allowed the trial over the assassination of former TNA MP Nadaraja Raviraj in the presence of special jury.

High Court Judge Manilal Waidyathilaka made the decision considering the provisions vested in Criminal Procedure Code and the prosecution's request.

Earlier, The Colombo High Court allowed prosecution to proceed the trial in the absence three suspects who had gone missing, under Section 241 of the Criminal Procedure Code.

Six suspects have been indicted by the Attorney General under the Prevention of Terrorism Act over killing of Raviraj and his driver in 2006. (Shehan Chamika Silva)

 

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