Attorney General files indictments against three accused | Daily News
Welikada Prison riot

Attorney General files indictments against three accused

Attorney General Dappula de Livera PC yesterday filed indictments in the Colombo High Court against three accused over the killing of eight inmates in the Welikada Prison riot on November 9, 2012.

The Co-ordinating Officer to the Attorney General, State Counsel Nishara Jayaratne stated that the three accused - Inspector of Police Moses Rangajeewa of the Police Narcotics Bureau, Superintendent of Magazine Prison Lamahewage Emil Ranjan and Indika Sampath of the Prisons Intelligence Unit were noticed to appear in Court on July 18.

Chief Justice Jayantha Jayasuriya had nominated a Trial-at-Bar bench comprising three High Court judges Gihan Kulathunga (President), Pradeep Hettiarachchi, and Manjula Thilakarathna to hear the case.

Eight prison inmates were killed in the incident.

They were Kankanmalage Malinda Nilendra Pelpola alias Malan , Attapattu Sangakkara Nirmala Atapattu, Mohammed Wijaya rohana alias Gundu, Chinthamani Mohottige Thushara Chandana alias Kalu Thushara, Asarappulige Jothipala alias Ponna Kapila, Harshan Sri Manakeerthi Perera alias Manju Sri, Raigamage Susantha Perera alias Mala Susantha, and Devamullage Malith Sameera Perera alias Konda Amila.


 

Add new comment