The Colombo High Court today (Feb 11) sentenced a suspect to death over a murder which took place in Kelaniya in 2000.

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The Colombo High Court today (Feb 11) sentenced a suspect to death over amurd er which took place in Kelaniya in 2000.

The suspect – a 57-year old father of three and a resident of Kelaniya, was found guilty of murdering another individual by opening fire during a brawl on January 22, 2000.

Meanwhile, High Court judge Shashi Mahendran accquitted another suspect who was also accused of being involved in the murder.

Hearing of the case commenced after a case was filed by the Attorney General in this regard.