Mel Gunasekara Murder: Accused sentenced to death

Mel Gunasekara Murder: Accused sentenced to death

Written by Lahiru Fernando

05 Jul, 2017 | 10:49 am

The Colombo High Court passed the death sentence against the accused in the murder case of journalist Mel Gunasekara.

Gunasekara, a driven journalist, was murdered in February 2, 2014 at her residence.

The judgement against the accused was delivered by Justice Piyasena Ranasinghe on Wednesday, July 5.

According to our Courts correspondent, the judge had also issued an order to imprison the convict for thirty years, in addition to the death sentence.

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