Premalal Jayasekara issued death sentence

2020-07-31 at 16:14

Former Parliamentarian and candidate of the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna Premalal Jayasekara and two others have been issued the death sentence by the Ratnapura High Court over a shooting in Kahawatte that resulted in the death of an individual.

The order was issued over the case being heard in relation to the death of a supporter who was engaged in preparations for an election rally for the 2015 Presidential Election period in Kahawatte, Ratnapura.

The order was issued by Ratnapura High Court judge Rohan Jayawardene this afternoon.

The Chairman of the Kahawatte Pradeshiya Sabha Vajira Darshana de Silva and Former Provincial Councillor Nilantha Jayakody were also issued the death sentence.