Convict in death row using Fb to contact outsiders

31 August 2018 11:01 am - 6     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

A A A

The Face Book account of an accused in a triple murder now in the death row is alleged to be active and questions had been raised as to its present location. Colombo High Court Judge made an order on this matter calling for an immediate investigation.

The High Court Judge made this order, when the Deputy Solicitor General Dileepa Peiris informed courts that former member of the Sabaragamuwa Provincial Council Hasitha Samantha Muhandiram alias 'Sarpaya' who had been convicted for a triple murder and detained in the death row at the Welikada Prisons is alleged to have updated his Face Book up to the last 27th.

The Deputy Solicitor General made this submission when the case against Hasitha Muhandiram and two others on charges of the murder of PC member Ranjith Nandasena on 03rd September, 1999 in Ratnapura and his bodyguard and setting fire to their vehicle was taken up for hearing at the Colombo High Court on Wednesday.

The Deputy Solicitor General addressing court stated that Hasitha Muhandiram was convicted of triple murder and sentenced to death in 2015 by the Ratnapura High Courts and he has used his Face Book while he was detained at the Welikada prison.

It is alleged that the convict had via the Face Book engaged in conversations with several individuals of different walks of life. Among those who had responded to include some women attorneys. The Deputy Solicitor General said that an investigation would be launched against them. He urged the High Court Judge to order an investigation into how a prisoner in the death row could gain access to the Face Book and continue to use it.

The High Court Judge Ms Champa Janaki Rajarathne considering the submissions made by the DSG ordered an immediate investigation to find out how a prisoner in the death row could use his Face Book an update same. The Judge also ordered the Superintendent Of Prisons to appear in court personally on the 17th of next month and show cause. (Manopriya Gunasekera and Nimanthi Ranasinghe)

See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.

 

  Comments - 6

See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.

 

 
  • Unchikun Friday, 31 August 2018 11:42 AM

    Age of the internet. The way to go. The self proclaimed economist of JO needs to go to the Opposition leader office to download a document.

    Suren Sarathkumara Friday, 31 August 2018 12:36 PM

    I don't think there is a problem. The prisoner can provide his password to a visitor and ask him to update his FB. Perfectly legal.

    Prabhath Friday, 31 August 2018 12:37 PM

    They can open a Facebook page titled "Death Row" with membership open to those who are comdenmed!

    ANTON Friday, 31 August 2018 01:00 PM

    HE HAS BEEN GIVEN DEATH SENTENCE, I THINK HE MUST BE LOOKING FOR FRIENDS IN THE HELL.

    mnsmart Friday, 31 August 2018 01:40 PM

    "Sarpaya" too has a vote base, what a funny set of voters we have in this country?

    Linda Bailey Thursday, 06 September 2018 12:43 PM

    HiWe can help your website to get on first page of Google and increase the number of leads and sales you are getting from your website.Please email us back for full proposal.Best RegardsLinda


Add comment

Comments will be edited (grammar, spelling and slang) and authorized at the discretion of Daily Mirror online. The website also has the right not to publish selected comments.

Reply To:

Name - Reply Comment




US Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris’s Key Sri Lankan Tamil Aide

An overwhelming feeling of relief has descended upon the world-not merely th

The virus may be spreading much faster than official data suggest

The daily case reports from the Epidemiology Unit are the only data we have t

Credentials of official raise controversy

Amila Ishan Kankanamge, the Government appointed non-Executive Director to Mo

How the SLAF killed the LTTE’s “Smiling Cobra” in an air strike

More than eleven years have passed since the war between the Sri Lankan Armed

See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.