Death sentence

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By D.G.Sugathapala


The Southern Provincial High Court Judge Sarojini Kusala Weerawardena, today sentenced to death an accused who was found guilty of hacking to death a seven year old school boy.

The death sentence was passed on the accused identified as Sunil Jayakody alias Wadambarige Sunil also known as ‘Yaka'.

The defendant was accused of hacking the seven year old school boy, Supun Dilantha Senarath Pathirana, in 1997, in the Neluwa Police Division.
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  • rajitha Thursday, 09 September 2010 02:01 PM

    but too late.

    Tom Thursday, 09 September 2010 09:57 AM

    Justice finally... I have heard of this Hon Judge before and she has always been tough on real offenders. We need many Judges of this nature!

    Berty Thursday, 09 September 2010 10:01 AM

    When is the pardon due

    citizen1 Thursday, 09 September 2010 04:27 PM

    How about a visit to one of the notorious police stations....survival rate is very low there.

    anil Thursday, 09 September 2010 10:02 AM

    I wish the sentence is carried out.

    Smart Aleck Thursday, 09 September 2010 10:03 AM

    Will they have a future in Sri Lanka?

    DHA Thursday, 09 September 2010 10:20 AM

    its no point sentencing them to death when there is no capital punishment applied.....there should be another sentence which will give this devil harsh suffering...!!!

    Tissa Thursday, 09 September 2010 10:23 AM

    this is a good example

    Sanath R Thursday, 09 September 2010 11:26 AM

    As the capital punishment is confined only to paper, they will just be in jail at public expense. It is high time that it is re-introduced.

    Katussa Thursday, 09 September 2010 11:54 AM

    Just before the next election if ever there is one!


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