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Hambanthota Mayor sentenced to rigorous imprisonment

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor August 2, 2019 19:04

Hambanthota Mayor sentenced to rigorous imprisonment

Hambantota Mayor Eraj Fernando and another individual Premasiri Paranamana have been sentenced to five years in prison by the Provincial High Court today.
The suspects have been accused of threatening a group of parliamentarians who had been on an inspection tour at the Hambantota Port, using a pistol.
The incident had taken place in April 2014. Meanwhile, three others who had been accused of involvement in the incident, had been acquitted by the High Court during today’s hearing.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor August 2, 2019 19:04