Kandy High Court sentences ten individuals to death

Kandy High Court sentences ten individuals to death

Kandy High Court sentences ten individuals to death

Written by News 1st

27 Mar, 2014 | 2:04 pm

Ten persons found guilty of murder were handed down the death penalty by the Kandy High Court on Thursday.

The sentence was passed down on Thursday when the case pertaining to the murder of an individual on April 8, 2004 in Raththota was taken by the Kandy High Court.

Announcing the verdict, Kandy High Court Judge Manilal Waidyathilake said that the charges against the suspects were proven beyond doubt.

The Attorney General had filed indictments against fourteen suspects over the murder.

During the time period of the trial one suspect died and the Kandy High Court also ordered that three other suspects to be released.

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