Double murder of monks:
Attorney assaulted for defending the accused
Attorney-At-Law Sumith Silva, who defended the
two suspects in the murder of two Buddhist monks at the Kotte
Rajamaha Viharaya, had been severely assaulted by a group of people
in the Gangodawila Magistrate’s Courts premises yesterday.
Three remanded for alleged murder of woman
Three suspects who had allegedly killed a 69 -
year - old woman after raping her, were remanded until March 28 by
Horana magistrate Mahinda Ranasinghe. The victim, a mother of three,
was a resident of Palpitigoda, Poruwedanda. The suspects aged 32, 55
and 58 are also residents of Palpitigoda.
Alleged attempt to kill SI: three released on bail
Three suspects who had allegedly tried to kill a
Sub Inspector by stabbing and also robbed his service handgun, were
released on bail by Horana magistrate Mahinda Ranasinghe. Ingiriya
Police arrested the two suspects.