Suspects in abduction case linked to Hirunika sentenced

Seven suspects who pleaded guilty in an abduction case linked to Parliamentarian Hirunika Premachandra, have been sentenced to two years Rigorous Imprisonment (RI) suspended to 12 years.

The suspects have also been fined and ordered to pay compensation to the victim.

Premachandra and eight others were accused over the abduction in Dematagoda in 2015.

A vehicle registered under Premachandra was used in the abduction of the youth. He was later released by the abductors. (Colombo Gazette)


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