|Eighteen-year-old youth sentenced to death for killing
by Chitra Weerarathne
The death penalty was imposed for the conviction for murder.
A penalty of 5-years rigorous imprisonment with a fine of Rs. 5,000, in default a rigorous imprisonment term of one year was imposed for the conviction for abduction.
A penalty of four years rigorous imprisonment, with a fine of Rs. 25,000 in default a rigorous imprisonment term of two years was imposed for the conviction for ransom. These prison terms will run concurrently.
Senior State Counsel, Jayantha Jayasuriya with Ms. Prashanthi Mahindaratne appeared for the prosecution. Jaliya Samarasinghe, for the accused Amila Nuwan de Silva.
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