Nuwara Eliya High Court hands down death sentences to five individuals

Nuwara Eliya High Court hands down death sentences to five individuals

Written by Staff Writer

15 Jul, 2014 | 10:43 pm

Five individuals convicted of murder were handed down death sentences by the Nuwara  Eliya High Court.

They were found guilty of murdering a security guard at a jewellery store in Nuwara Eliya in the year 2000.

The suspects were produced in court in connection with the incident, and one of them passed away during the trial.

Two others were acquitted by the high court.

Meanwhile, two other individuals who were handed down the death sentence have evaded court. The police have been ordered to arrest them and produce them in court.

Latest News

Are you interested in advertising on our website or video channel
Please contact us at [email protected]