Cases against two LTTE suspects postponed | Daily News

Cases against two LTTE suspects postponed

Panadura Provincial High Court Judge Padmini Gunatilleke postponed two cases to January 29 filed against two LTTE activists by the Attorney General.

They were charged with killing 34 people and injuring over 50 people by blasting claymore bombs in Ratmalana and Moratuwa in 2007.

When the two cases were called before Court on October 23, the defence lawyers and the prosecution informed court that the Senior Defence Counsel and the Senior State Counsel prosecuting the cases were fallen sick and unable to attend Court.

Thangervelu Nimalan alias Selvam and Nadesan Kugernathan alias Nenril were indicted by the Attorney General with killing 27 passengers and critically injuring 40 others travelling in a private bus on the Moratuwa- Katubedda road on June 6, 2007 by exploding a claymore bomb with a remote controller.

The accused were indicted in a separate case with killing seven people including a constable and injuriing 10 others and a woman pedestrian on May 4, 2007 by exploding a claymore bomb.

The accused were indicted under the Prevention of Terrorists Act (PTA).

They were further remanded till January 29, 2018. 



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