Bharatha killing: AG requests Trial-at-Bar

Bharatha killing: AG requests Trial-at-Bar

March 19, 2015   01:25 pm


The Attorney General’s Department on Wednesday (18) requested the Chief Justice to appoint a Trial-at-Bar for the case in which Parliamentarian Duminda Silva and 12 others accused in the killing of three people including Bharatha Lakshman Premachandra.

The AG indicted Duminda Silva and 12 others in this case on 3 March. 
Indictments were filed against them at the Colombo High Court on 18 charges including unlawful assembly, murder, conspiring to murder and abetting murder.

Premachandra and four others were gunned down in a shooting which took place in Mulleriyawa on October 08, 2011, during the local government election.

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