10 October 2019 :
An individual found guilty over the murder of a married couple in Udugama seven years ago, was sentenced to death on 4 October 2019 by the Galle High Court.
The 34-year-old suspect had been charged with the shooting and killing of a man and his wife at Udalamatta, Udugama in 2012.
Delivering the verdict after a long dragged out trial, the Galle High Court sentenced to accused to death.
The death penalty was reportedly given to a 34-year-old resident of Udalamatta.