Man sentenced to death for 1995 murder finally arrested after 10 years on the run

Man sentenced to death for 1995 murder finally arrested after 10 years on the run

Man sentenced to death for 1995 murder finally arrested after 10 years on the run

Written by Zulfick Farzan

16 Aug, 2020 | 3:05 pm

Colombo (News 1st); A man who was sentenced to death in 2010 by the Embilipitiya High Court for murder was arrested by Sri Lanka Police in Bandaragama on Sunday, after 10 years on the run.

The man who is now 52 years old was sentenced to death a decade earlier, for stabbing to death an individual in Sooriyawewa in 1995 and had a warrant against him.

Sri Lanka Police said the man who was evading police and court was finally nabbed on Sunday in Bandaragama and he was posing as a road construction contractor living in Bandaragama.

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