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High Court today sentenced Kanakasabai Devadasan alias Nadan to a 20-year rigorous imprisonment over the charges of aiding, abetting and conspiring the 2008 Fort Railway Station suicide bombing, in which 12 people were killed and more than 100 people injured.

Among the killed were eight students of the D. S. Senanayake  College's baseball team and their coach.

The attack was carried out by a female suicide bomber belonging to the LTTE, who got down from a train and exploded during rush hour on Platform 3 of the Fort Railway Station.(Shehan Chamika Silva)

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  • Sheri Wednesday, 29 March 2017 03:58 PM

    He deserves hell on earth - hope he rots in prison!

    Sheri Wednesday, 29 March 2017 04:04 PM

    Why did it take so long to convict the terrorist?

    Don Juan Wednesday, 29 March 2017 04:15 PM

    20 years for killing so many innocents? (20 years/ 12 persons killed = 1.66 years per killed ???)

    Jagath Leanage Wednesday, 29 March 2017 04:15 PM

    We thought death penalty will impose .

    Lokka Thursday, 30 March 2017 08:14 AM

    Reply to SL. This is how LTTE terrorist supporters interpret things. Terrorists are innocent political activists,, and the innocent victims are terrorists !!!

    ceylon Thursday, 30 March 2017 08:13 AM

    why not prosecute war creaters by discriminating tamils .start from bandarayaka to mahinda. via DM Android App

    Ganesh Thursday, 30 March 2017 09:50 AM

    Killings can not be accepted or justified whoever who did but under the PTA prevention of terrorism act ,evidence can be obtained under cruel torture ,this has been proved in some other cases where court discharged the accused as suspects

    SL Wednesday, 29 March 2017 10:47 PM

    Another innocent civilian wearing a sarong is sentenced just for bombing and killing terrorists who were waiting for train .however ,the poor political prisoner must be pardoned

    SL Wednesday, 29 March 2017 11:04 PM

    come on maam,he is just an innocent civilian,he knew nothing about the bomb,


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