SRI LANKA: 8 PERSONS SENTENCED TO DEATH BY PANADURA AND RATNAPURA HIGH COURTS
July 31, 2014: in Sri Lanka, 8 persons were sentenced to death in two different cases.
Panadura High Courts sentenced 7 persons to death, after they were convicted for killing a youth.
Panadura High Courts Judge Mohammed Surthika Razim ruled death sentence regarding a murder committed in 2005 in Panadura area.
Meanwhile, Ratnapura High Courts Judge Achala Wengappulli sentenced a 31 year old person to death after he was convicted for murder.
The person has committed the murder by attacking the victim with a club in 2006 in Andana area, Kahawatta. (Sources: hirunews.lk, 31/07/2014)