News Just In:Nuwara Eliya HC imposes death sentence on members of same family

News Just In:Nuwara Eliya HC imposes death sentence on members of same family

News Just In:Nuwara Eliya HC imposes death sentence on members of same family

Written by Staff Writer

05 Aug, 2016 | 11:32 am

The death sentence was imposed upon seven members of the same family by the Nuwara Eliya High Court on Friday.

The sentence was handed over following a prolonged court hearing that commenced on June 4,  2000 with regard to a murder.

The seven individuals were filed three indictments on the case pertaining to the murder of Periyasami Shanmuganathan, a resident of Venchar Watte Nuwara Eliya.

Nuwara Eliya High court Judge Lalith Ekenayake handed over a death sentence for the third indictment while 7 individuals were found guilty for the first indictment were imposed a fine of Rs.3000 each and a prison sentence of six months.

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