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Death sentence for hacking man

A man who was found guilty for hacking a person to death was yesterday sentenced to death by the Colombo High Court.

The case was taken up before the Colombo High Court Judge Champa Janaki Rajaratne and following a lengthy trial the High Court Judge observed that the prosecution has proved its case beyond reasonable doubts.

The accused Mohammed Naushad is a resident of Jinthupitiya.

The Attorney General had filed an indictment against the accused for stabbing a man to death with a knife in twenty seven places of his body on April 14, 2002, in the Jinthupitiya area.