Thursday, 26 June 2014 - 8:00
Death Penalty to 3 individuals who involved in Homicide in Nuwara Eliya.
The Nuwara Eliya High Court has imposed death sentence on three persons accused and convicted of a homicide.
The death sentence has thus been imposed on three persons found guilty in connection with a killing that had taken place in an estate in Lindula in Nuwara Eliya in 1993.
The person thus killed was a 35 year old mother of two, resident at the Lindula -Logi estate.
While the relevant case was called for hearing yesterday before Nuwara Eliya High Court Judge W. M. Lalith Ekanayake, the verdict was given with the unanimous approval of the seven-member Tamil jury.
While 10 persons were charged with regard to the murder, three more defendants were sentenced to imprisonment with heavy labour.