Duminda appeals against death sentence

Duminda appeals against death sentence

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Former Parliamentarian Duminda Silva who has been sentenced to death has filed an appeal in the Supreme Court challenging the death sentence verdict.
Five persons including former Parliamentarian who were convicted in the murder of four persons including Former Parliamentarian Bharatha Lakshman Premachandra have been sentenced to death. A lawyer who appeared on behalf of Duminda Silva filed the appeal with the Registrar Office at the Colombo High Court this afternoon. It is later due to be directed to the Supreme Court.
Former Parliamentarian Duminda Silva filed the appeal at the Supreme Court calling for his release.