Khuram Sheikh’s murder; Appeal fixed for March 5 | Daily News

Khuram Sheikh’s murder; Appeal fixed for March 5

The Court of Appeal today fixed for argument on March 5, the appeal filed by Attorney General against the sentences imposed on the convicts of British aid worker Khuram Sheikh’s murder were not sufficient.

The Court of Appeal bench comprised Appeal Justices Shiran Goonaratne and Priyantha Fernando.
 
Four convicts former Tangalle Pradeshiya Sabha Chairman Sampath Chandrapushpa Vidanapathirana, Lahiru Kalum, Saman Deshapriya and Prageeth Chaturanga who were found guilty of killing British tourist Khuram Shaikh in December 2011 and  for raping and brutally assaulting his fiancée while holidaying at the tourist resort of Tangalle were sentenced by the Colombo High Court.


 

Add new comment