RI for throwing infant in well | Daily News

RI for throwing infant in well

A mentally unstable woman, who threw a three-month-old infant into a well, was sentenced to one year’s Rigorous Imprisonment suspended for five years and fined Rs. 25,000 by Kurunegala High Court judge Menaka Wijesundara yesterday.

A further six months were imposed in default of the fine.

The accused, Manamendra Naidalage Deshani Kumari of Nikaweratiya in the Balagalla Police area was indicted by the Attorney General with committing the murder of three-month-old infant Anjalee Naidalage Adithya Naleen Senevirathna on April 9, 2014.

State counsel Akila Amunugama told Court that the accused is not suffering from any mental illness. She is 26 years and in a good health, he said. 


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