‘Sarpaya’ released

10 December 2019 02:26 pm - 6     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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Sabaragamuwa Provincial Council's former UNP member Hasitha Muhandiram alias Sarpaya, who was sentenced to death, was released by the Court of Appeal today.

The ruling was read out by the Court of Appeal Judge Kumuduni Wickramasingha.

Muhandiram was released from the death sentence following his appeal.

He was sentenced to death by Ratnapura High Court on December 11, 2014, for running over two victims in his car. (Thilini De Silva and Ranjan Katugampala)

  Comments - 6

  • Mm Tuesday, 10 December 2019 04:21 PM

    Why was he released ? Did the victims not die ??

    Hornet Tuesday, 10 December 2019 05:55 PM

    Was he de- fanged before he was released? UNP or not he's a Sarapaya and dangerous!!!

    Warren Raed Tuesday, 10 December 2019 06:07 PM

    Wow! Just curious as to how the law applies in this land. So, anyone can run over anyone? What a judiciary system? A disgrace.

    Jayanath Tuesday, 10 December 2019 08:03 PM

    Why? Criminals are getting priority and releasing.... is this the burning issue to attend?

    Sajith Tuesday, 10 December 2019 08:24 PM

    Typical UNP filled with murderers, thieves and criminals. White Van era started with them with bodies burning the streets back in the ate 80s, least we forgot.

    Jayasiri Deshabandu Wednesday, 11 December 2019 04:22 AM

    he was release so he can kill another two.


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