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Four sentenced to death in Kegalle

2017-09-14 16:10:56
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Four accused who stood indicted over a murder that took place in 1995, were today found guilty and sentenced to death by Kegalle HIgh Court Judge G.A.Dhammika Ganepola.

The accused Ranhawadige Jayaweera of Pallegama, Karunage Nimal Ranthunga of Attanagoda, Jayasinghege Chandraratne Gunasiri of Pallegama and Rnhawadige Jayathunda had on September 29 , 1995 stabbed to death Ethugal Pedige Sirimal Bandara of Alapalawala in Imbulhinna.

During investigations Kegalle police had identified six suspects involved in the incident, but one of them had gone missing after the incident and another had died during non summary proceedings. The High Court trial proceeded against four suspects. (Chaminda Jayalath and Rohan Kumara)

 

Video by Saliya Gamasinharachchi


  Comments - 5

  • ANTON Thursday, 14 September 2017 16:32

    I THINK THE JUDGE APPEARED FOR THIS CASE MUST HAVE BEEN WAITING 22 YEARS , UNTIL HE GETS MATURED ENOUGH TO GIVE THE FINAL JUDGEMENT.

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    Mahila Thursday, 14 September 2017 16:48

    We are able to get closure after 22 years. Justice delayed is Justice denied. Great.

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    Nina Kamal Thursday, 14 September 2017 17:02

    Better late than never! Nevertheless, I'm sure that the accused died many a deaths than the verdict just given! One cannot escape their own conscious and they shall PAY!

    Reply : 0       7

    Iroshana Thursday, 14 September 2017 18:16

    Do any of these death sentences actually ever get carried out, or is it just life imprisonment?

    Reply : 0       1

    Brainmaster Thursday, 14 September 2017 19:57

    22 years to deliver the sentence.... Thats work of our excellent judiciary via DM Android App

    Reply : 0       0

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