Trinco students’ killing: STF personnel granted bail

2013-10-14 10:15:19

The 13 STF personnel who were remanded on charges of having been involved in the January 2006 killing of five students in Trincomalee were granted bail by the Trincomalee High Court Judge R. Amila Ranaraja today.

The suspects were also ordered to mark their presence every Sunday at the Colombo Crime Division and to avoid intimidating any of the witnesses.
Senior counsel S.L. Gunasekara, with attorney Dhanushka Medagedara and Major Ajith Prasanna appeared for the suspects while the complaints were represented by attorney Nalini Kandasamy.

The suspects mentioned in this case are ASP Sarathchandra Perera, IP Rohitha Vijitha Kumara, SI Ananda Bulana Wewa, Sergeants M.G. Jayalath, J.M. Nimal Bandara, PCs A.P. Amal Pradeep, R.K. Ratnayake, H. Chaminda Lolitha, Udaya Mihira Bandara, M.P.H. Sanjeewa, K.K. Tharaka Ruwan Siri, Indika Thushara and police constable driver J.M. Senarath Dissanayake.

The following are the students who were shot dead near the Gandhi statue: T. Sivanandan, M. Radhihar, Y. Hemachandran, S. Rajendran and Y. Roshanith.
The non-summary proceedings will begin on October 29. (Amadoru Amarajeewa)

  Comments - 19

  • Saskia Monday, 14 October 2013 12:12

    We want an 'International investigation' since we don't believe SL's courts because it is influenced by politicians.

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    Nodrog Monday, 14 October 2013 12:58

    No use running to the international community for everything just because you have doubts.

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    Truth Tuesday, 15 October 2013 14:28

    Nodrog you sound like a DOG.

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    Suq Madique Tuesday, 15 October 2013 04:39

    saskiam did you ask for an international investigation or intervention when the LTTE killed innocent tamils including women and kids?

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    ANTON Monday, 14 October 2013 12:57


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    dr ceylon Monday, 14 October 2013 13:59

    in sri lanka killers go free.civilians go to death.what a blessed ceylon those days,what a rubish sri lanka these days.

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    Nodrog Monday, 14 October 2013 14:25

    Then leave!

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    Andrew Pitugala Tuesday, 15 October 2013 02:55

    Even those who leave by boats are forcibly brought back.

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    Alberto Francasis Tuesday, 15 October 2013 03:35

    Could you please arrange me a Visa?

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    critisiser Tuesday, 15 October 2013 06:03


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    Duminda N Jayatileke Tuesday, 15 October 2013 06:37

    You support third world low standard govt do you Nodrog?

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    Thomas Tuesday, 15 October 2013 03:12

    A country where Killers are Freed and innocents locked up

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    sukirichuti Tuesday, 15 October 2013 04:00

    These cases must be disposed of as early as possible. I do not know why the judiciary is taking donkeys ages to conclude a case. Justice delayed is justice denied.

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    Sammy Tuesday, 15 October 2013 06:06

    How can murder suspects be released on bail?

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