Retired Brigadier sentenced to death for wife’s murder

Retired Brigadier sentenced to death for wife’s murder

March 13, 2015   02:31 pm

A retired Brigadier of the Sri Lanka Army has been sentenced to death by the Gampaha High Court after he was found guilty in the 2007 murder of his wife in Sapugaskanda.

Brigadier Chandana Priyantha was charged in the shooting and killing of his wife, 38-year-old Panwita Koralalage Thejangani, at their residence in Makola, Sapugaskanda on November 23, 2007.

He was found guilty in the shocking murder and sentenced to death by Gampaha High Court Judge Piyaseeli Wickramasinghe.


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.

Most Viewed Video Stories

NEWS IN BRIEF - 2021.12.07

NEWS IN BRIEF - 2021.12.07

How to celebrate the festive season safely?

When will the planned power outages end?

Violence in name of religion will not be tolerated - Pakistani PM Imran Khan

Another gazette issued regarding fertiliser

Tell us the path the government is taking – Ranil

Reports of change in PM post are just rumours – Minister Ramesh

Sajith calls for action against ministers and MPs who engage in 'thug politics'