Central PC Chairman sentenced

Monday, 30 March 2015 - 16:51

Chairman of the Central Provincial Council Mahinda Abeykoon has been sentenced to two and a half years rigorous imprisonment by the Kandy High Court today.

The judgment was delivered, when a case in which the Chairman and 13 others had been charged with an election violence incident, was taken up for hearing before Judge Menaka Wijesundara.

The Judge acquitted eleven accuses who had been indicted in the case.

Mahinda Abeykoon was sentenced on three counts including unlawful assembly during the General Election in 2001.