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Tuesday 29 September 2020
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Possession of LTTE weapons, suspect sentenced to 3 months jail after 8 years in remand

Possession of LTTE weapons, suspect sentenced to 3 months jail after 8 years in remand

A person accused of having LTTE explosives in his possession had been sentenced to 3 months in prison by the Colombo High Court.

When the case was taken up before the Colombo High Court judge Airangany Perera passed this sentence.

Commenting on the sentence she said that an accused charged for being in possession of weapon could be sentenced to only 7 years in prison. But considering that the suspect was in jail for the last 8 years, the sentence is reduced. She also warned the accused not to engage in such activities.


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