The Nuwara Eliya High Court passed the death sentence on 7 family members after being found guilty of man slaughter.
High Court Judge Lalith Ekanayake passed the judgment on the seven male convicts for assault a man causing death at Venture Estate in Nuwara Eliya 16 years ago.
The Attorney General has indicted the suspects on three counts of charges.
The verdict was announced today after a lengthy trial.
In addition to the death sentence, the convicts were each fined 3000 rupees and given a 6 month jail sentence.