Bomb attack on CBK: Two suspects sentenced

The two suspects who were found guilty in the Colombo Town Hall bomb case were today sentenced to jail terms of 290 and 300 years to be served concurrently in 30 years.

High Court Judge Padmini Ranawaka convicted the two accused on charges of attempting to assassinate former president Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga on December 18, 1999 while she was addressing an election rally at the Town Hall grounds.   

The third suspect was acquitted of the charges. (Farook Thajudeen)

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