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Wednesday, 18 December 2013 - 11:14
Video : Update : Susantha Punchinilame acquitted from all charges in Nalanda Ellawala murder case
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Deputy Minister Susantha Punchinilame, an accused of the Nalanda Ellawala murder case, was acquitted from all charges when the case was taken before Ratnapura High Court Judge Achala Wengappuli today.

Lawyers of the accused party said that 3 respondents including Deputy Minister Punchinilame were acquitted without summoning them.

This case in connection with the murder of former parliamentarian Nalanda Ellawala and T.M. Jayasena and injuring another 3 persons was heard as a non-summary case in the Ratnapura High Court for years.

Deputy Minister Susantha Punchinilame, former Deputy Minister late Mahinda Ratnatilaka, Don Punyapala, S.W. Weerasekera and W.W. Perera were accused for the murder and Minister Dilan Perera, Upali Sirisena and Don Gunasekera are the witnesses to the incident.


Update : Wednesday, 18 December 2013 - 12:51
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Susantha Punchinilame acquitted from Nalanda Ellawala case

Deputy Minister Susantha Punchinilame, an accused of the Nalanda Ellawala murder case, was acquitted from all charges when the case was taken before Ratnapura High Court Judge Achala Wengappuli today.

Lawyers of the accused party said that 3 respondents including Deputy Minister Punchinilame were acquitted without summoning them.

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