Premalal Jayasekara, two others sentenced to death

31 July 2020 04:15 pm - 7     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Former Deputy Minister Premalal Jayasekara and two others were sentenced to death by Ratnapura High Court today in connection with a shooting incident in Kahawatte while setting up a stage for a political rally.

Former Sabaragamuwa Provincial Councillor Aruna Nilantha and former Kahawatta Pradeshiya Sabha Chairman Vajira Darshana were among those sentenced to death.

Shantha Dodamgoda, who was injured when shots were fired at him while setting up a stage for NDF presidential candidate Maithripala Sirisena during the 2015 Presidential election campaign, and died afterwards from injuries. (Ajithlal Shantha Udaya)

  Comments - 7

  • BuffaloaCitizen Friday, 31 July 2020 04:28 PM

    Oh Magistrate, please please release these guys so that they can kill another Political Henchy on another day. Let them keep killing each other.

    Lucky Perera Friday, 31 July 2020 04:34 PM

    Mahinda mama will pardon them on 8th of August

    King Kong Friday, 31 July 2020 04:48 PM

    Appeal will reverse the sentence of Murderers OR the self made king will pardon .

    Sunil Friday, 31 July 2020 04:50 PM

    Who efficient are our courts now? Hopefully this trend will keep moving until next general election.

    Lanka putha Friday, 31 July 2020 05:05 PM

    He going to be our high commissioner for Pakistan or minister for transport.

    ram Friday, 31 July 2020 08:32 PM

    don't worry president is there wait for another 6 days. you will be given a position in the cabinet.

    Dee Friday, 31 July 2020 09:39 PM

    Sad to see another 'Viyatha' down!

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