Duminda Silva files appeal against his death sentence

Former Parliamentarian Duminda Silva has filed an appeal against his death sentence after he was convicted in the Bharatha Lakshman Premachandra murder case.Bharatha Lakshman Premachandra, a former Presidential advisor, and his bodyguards were murdered in October 2011 ahead of elections held at the time. Duminda Silva was also injured in the incident and he sought treatment overseas but he was accused of being involved in the killing.The convicts in the case will serve life in prison as the death sentence is not implemented in Sri Lanka. (Colombo Gazette)

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