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Tuesday, 31 May 2016 - 16:16
Man sentenced to death for setting fire to his wife
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Chilaw High Court sentenced a man to death for killing his wife in a locked room by pouring kerosene oil on her body and setting fire.

The man, a father of three children from Galawatta area in Lunuwila, Wennappuwa, was given death penalty by Chilaw High Court Judge Ravindra Amal Ranaraja yesterday.

The murder took place in 2007, where the defendant has been released by the court on bail.

It was also revealed that, following the release, the man has entered second marriage and even has a child.

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