Death threats to Lawyers and Journalists

 - November 6th, 2008 - 

Sugath Nishantha 36 year old father of two children was gunned down by an unidentified person inside Sugath’s truck with the 12 year old son by his side.   The body of Sugath fell on the son’s lap and now the child is in a trauma.

No one has been taken to custody so far and Sugath’s wife too is receiving threatening calls and her life is in danger.  While Sugath was alive, he was threatened several times   although Sugath Complained to Inspector General of Police and the Bribery Commission, nothing could save his life.

Now the lawyers and the relatives who are representing    Sugath are being threatened.  Lawyers have brought this to the notice of Inspector General of Police and   the Bar Association.On the 26th of October Jayasiri Gamage of “Derana”  Rupavahini    too has been threatened after a  news  relating  to the death of  Sugath Nishantha.



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