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Wednesday, 16 July 2014 - 16:12
Update : Ukrainian couple sentenced to death by Colombo High court.-Video
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A Ukrainian couple was sentenced to death by a three member panel of High Court judges today.

The couple found guilty of murdering a six-year old child, a house maid and attempting to murder the child’s mother by stabbing her to death in a house in Rajagiriya, on February 23rd in 2010.

After the judgment was delivered, the Ukrainian woman told the court to shoot her to death on the spot.

The convicted couple has been identified as Mazur Yu Jin and Yana Brishiyana.

The couple found guilty of murdering a six-year old Ukrainian child and his Sri Lankan wet nurse.

The mother of the murdered child who received stabbing injuries is also a Ukrainian national.

The case was heard before a three member High court judges but the verdict was given today before the panel chairman Judge Devika de Livera Tennakoon and Judge Wimal Nambuwasam.

Former Judge H.K. Sumitrapala who retired during the hearing of the case was absent today to deliver the verdict.



Update : Wednesday, 16 July 2014 - 6:48
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Ukrainian couple sentenced to death

A Ukrainian couple was sentenced to death by a three member panel of High Court judges today.

The couple found guilty of murdering a six-year old child and a house maid and attempting to murder the child’s mother by stabbing her to death in a house in Rajagiriya on February 23rd in 2010.

After the judgment was delivered, the Ukrainian woman told the court to shoot her to death on the spot
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