Rajapaksa’s Ampaa’rai coordinator gets suspended jail sentence

[TamilNet, Tuesday, 23 November 2010, 06:57 GMT]
Kalmunai High Court Judge Ms. Chandramani Visuvalingam Monday imposed a sentence of two years rigorous imprisonment that is suspended for a period of ten years on Kanthasamy Nishanthan alias Inniyabarathi, Ampaa’rai District coordinator for the Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa when he pleaded guilty to the charge of threatening with death a former Tamil National Alliance (TNA) parliamentarian of the Ampaarai district Chandiranehru Chandrakanthan on 11.06.2007 at Thirukkoayil.

The High Court Judge said she was imposing the suspended jail sentence on the accused as he had been involved in work helping public.

The judge further imposed a fine of twenty-five thousand rupees on the accused in default another six months rigorous imprisonment.

The Judge warned the accused that he would be sent to jail for two years if he committed any offence during the suspended period of ten years.

 

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