Former OIC and three others sentenced to death for Angulana murders

Former OIC and three others sentenced to death for Angulana murders

August 25, 2011   11:45 am

The Colombo High Court has a short while ago sentenced former OIC of the Angulana Police and three other officers who were found guilty of the double murder of two youths in Angulana.


Former OIC K.W. Newton, Police constables Galhenage Kumarasiri, Dhammika Jayaratne and Civil Defence Force member Janapriya Senaratne were found guilty beyond a reasonable doubt for the dual murder of Dinesh Tharanga Fernando and Dhanushka Aponsu on August 12, 2009.


The four suspects were accused of abducting the two youths and murdering them in the Angulana area.

Disclaimer: All the comments will be moderated by the AD editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or slanderous. Please avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment and avoid typing all capitalized comments. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by flagging them(mouse over a comment and click the flag icon on the right side). Do use these forums to voice your opinions and create healthy discourse.



NOTE:- Due to legal contstraints, the Ada Derana Editorial team has taken a decision to disable comments on all articles concerning ongoing court procedures.

Most Viewed Video Stories

President to leave on official visit to Japan and Philippines (English)

President to leave on official visit to Japan and Philippines (English)

16 students arrested over Ella forest fire (English)

China and Sri Lanka to speed up negotiation process and strive for early conclusion of FTA (English)

Foreign Minister urges international community to support Sri Lanka’s political, social and economic reforms (English)

LIVE🔴Ada Derana Late Night News Bulletin 10.00 pm

Rice donated to low-income families at a temple in Pallebedda

Foreign Minister urges international community to support Sri Lanka's political, social and economic reforms

President to leave on official visit to Japan and Philippines