Death sentence for rape, murder suspect
A man who was found guilty for rape and killing his sister-in-law was on Wednesday (10) sentenced to death by the Colombo High Court.
Considering the evidence transpired during the lengthy trial the High Court Judge observed that the prosecution has proved the charges beyond the reasonable doubts.
Accordingly, the accused was sentenced to death by the Colombo High Court.
The case was taken up before Colombo High court Judge Mahesh Weeraman. Accused Selvanayagam Mudis Kamal (30) was a resident of Kalmunai area.
The Attorney General was filed an indictment in the High Court against the accused for raping and killing his sister-in-law in 2011, under section 296 of the Penal code. State Counsel Lishan Rathnayake and his Junior Counsel Rasangi Thilakarathne appeared for the prosecution. Police Constable Madushan Premalal (92550) appeared for Wellampitiya Police.