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Video: Homicide accused sentenced to death

15 October 2015 10:58 am - 1     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

Colombo High Court today sentenced to death an accused who was found guilty for the killing a person at Ratmalana in December 6.1998.

High Court Judge Padmini N. Ranawaka Gunathilaka sentenced to death the accused Bastian Nishantha after finding that the prosecution had proved the case against the accused beyond reasonable doubt.

The convict was indicted in the High Court by the Attorney General for committing the death of the victim at Ratmalana by sword cut injuries.

The case against the convict was heard before the court after the lapse of fifteen years.

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  • BuffaloaCitizen Thursday, 15 October 2015 04:44 PM

    Justice delayed is justice denied. The judge needs to be ashamed when making this sentence for sheer lethargy.

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