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The verdict on the appeal against the death sentence, handed down to former Member of Parliament Duminda Silva and four others is expected during the month of September after written submissions by the Counsel for the appellants and the State, ended last Friday (10).

Through his appeal, Duminda Silva stated that he was seeking the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court to review and set aside their convictions and the death sentences handed down by the High Court on 8 September, 2015. In that case, Silva, two of his other supporters, D. M. Sarath Bandara and Chaminda Jayanath and a Police security officer, Anura Thushara de Mel were convicted over the murder of former MP and Presidential Advisor Bharatha Lakshman Premachandra and three others, by a three-Judge Bench of the Colombo High Court on a 2-1 split decision and the death sentence handed down.
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The time to file written submissions on the Appeal made by former MP Duminda Silva requesting to acquit him has now concluded.

Accordingly, the Supreme Court is scheduled to announce its judgment.

Former MP, Duminda Silva filed an Appeal in the Supreme Court stating that he was denied a fair trial by the High Court which he is entitled to as guaranteed by the constitution.
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Police say at around 1.20 am today a private bus plying from Colombo to Kataragama had veered off the road and fell into Nonagama tank.
 
One person was killed and four other passengers were injured in the mishap.
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Police say the death of Gihan Rathnayake who is a member of a popular music band is suspicious.
 
The body is now kept at Ragama Hospital for postmortem.
 
32-year-old Rathnayake was a resident of Veyangoda.
 
Police found his body two days ago nearby the black-bridge on the Gampaha - Oruthota road.
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An appeal has been filed by the lawyaers of Ven. Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thera against the guilty verdict delivered on the Thera for "Contempt of Court".
 
The Court of Appeal ordered them to make the oral submission on 29th of August.
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The Supreme Court has decided to hear the case filed against Deputy Minister Ranjan Ramanayake over "Contempt of Court".
 
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The second edition of Hiru Super Dancer will be launched soon.

This reality television show is a well known platform for nurturing and developing up and coming young dancers.
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The fourth person who was being treated at the Panadura Hospital's ICU with the critical condition after attending a beach party in Wadduwa has died.
 
Earlier, three men aged 20, 31 and 36 died.
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An air passenger aged 55 has been arrested at the BIA with a pistol while attempting to leave for Dubai.
 
Police said that the arrested person was a former SLAF pilot working in Kenya.
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