SRI LANKA: THREE SENTENCED TO DEATH OVER MURDER COMMITTED 17 YEARS AGO
May 18, 2018:
The Colombo High Court imposed death sentence on three persons convicted of stabbing a person to death in Nawagampura, Colombo in 2001 November 05. (Sources: adaderana.lk, 18/05/2018)
The Attorney General has filed the case accusing the suspects to have killed a person during a heated argument which took place after liquor consumption.
Colombo High Court Judge Vikum Kaluarchchi who made the verdict after a long trial ruled that the allegations against the defendants have been proved without a doubt.
Accordingly, the Judge ordered the defendants to be sentenced to death.