Highly placed sources at the Attorney General's Department said the decision not to re-examine the main witness in the Khuram Shaikh murder trial, Victoria Alexandrona was because there was no necessity to do so, as the witness faced cross examination competently.
"We know how to prosecute and that's our job. The only need for re-examination comes if there is an uncertainty that arises in cross examination but that didn't happen" the source said.
Speaking to the Daily Mirror the source said the Evidence Ordinance specified three stages of evidence, with re- examination not being mandatory.
“The prosecution has taken all A special prosecutor has been appointed and he has years of experience in handling such cases and is highly competent measures to ensure that no stone is left unturned in this case. A special prosecutor has been appointed and he has years of experience in handling such cases and is highly competent" the source added.
Six persons including the Tangalle Pradeshiya Sabha Chairman stand accused in the murder of British aid worker Khuram Shaikh. The case will be taken up today at the Colombo high court.
The world is watching this case. Let this ALSO NOT be a case of POLITICIAN walk FREE.
prasad Monday, 31 March 2014 05:17 AM
Knowing Sri Lanka's political system, they will be sentenced to long term imprisonment. They will live like kings in the prison for about 6 months and then they will come out with a special pardon after everyone forgets the trial and get reelected to the pradeshiya sabha.
mack Monday, 31 March 2014 07:30 PM
this is going to test SL judiciary system and how politics players influence the law of the land via DM Android App
Shaik Anwar Ahamath Monday, 31 March 2014 09:39 AM
Please tell. What is the purpose of the pradeshiya sabha. It looks like a safe haven for hooligans.
Kandy Boy Monday, 31 March 2014 11:36 AM
Talking Human rights How can government face Geneva we exposing our self with thug Politics.
Nims Monday, 31 March 2014 04:06 AM
The entire World is watching this case. It will prove that there is no law or justice in Sri Lanka if these murderers get away from this murder. Send all those involved in rapes (especially the Tourists) to gallows and show the World we respect the justice.
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