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Khuram Sheik case: Ex-Tangalle PS Chairman seeks bail

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The Colombo High Court today fixed for June 26 the inquiry into the bail application filed on behalf of former Tangalle Pradeshiya Sabha Chairman Sampath Chandrapushpa Vidanapathirana who was convicted in the killing of Britisher Khuram Sheik in 2011.

High Court Judge Lalith Jayasuriya to fix the case on a further date so as to file objections.

Lahiru Kelum, Saman Deshapriya, Sampath Vidanapathirana, Prageeth Chaturanga and W. Chaturange were sentenced to jail after being found guilty of the killing of Khuram Sheik and the gang rape of his girl friend in Tangalle.

The defence counsel sought a revision of the High Court Judgment. (T. Farook Thajudeen)

 
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  • malij Wednesday, 03 June 2015 05:35 PM

    Yes. Why not! He has all the qualifications and standards to be a politician judging by the present standards.

    malij Wednesday, 03 June 2015 05:38 PM

    Bail !!!! He should be hanged from the nearest lamp post.

    public Thursday, 04 June 2015 07:06 AM

    Case is still pending. dont know why people here pre judge the case and IF they get acquitted blame the court.

    Gamarala Friday, 05 June 2015 04:52 AM

    All these murderers and rapists should be sentenced to death. That is the punishment that they all deserve. I hope when this case is reopned the courts will find the earlier sentensing was politically motivated and lienient. The punishment for this henious crime should be death penalty or at least life in prison.

    Silva Thursday, 04 June 2015 10:45 AM

    In hambantota or Tangalla

    Sri Lankan Wednesday, 03 June 2015 03:41 PM

    He can contest next General Election and perhaps win with a significant majority.

    Waco Wednesday, 03 June 2015 03:46 PM

    Rape and Murder- he must be sentenced to death.

    Deshapremi Wednesday, 03 June 2015 03:46 PM

    Highly qualified for a ministerial position and therefore nomination is guaranteed..

    ask from from your previous king cancer Wednesday, 03 June 2015 03:48 PM

    bail can be given in king cancer.s regime but not in this pure law governement

    BuffaloaCitizen Wednesday, 03 June 2015 03:51 PM

    This fellow must be thinking that Uncle MaRa is still in power.

    suda Wednesday, 03 June 2015 03:51 PM

    No bail. Should be treated like Puttalam incident. Please sentence them to death.

    rw Wednesday, 03 June 2015 04:31 PM

    increase the punishments .do the justice to the society . via DM Android App


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