Police officer Suresh Gunasena who was sentenced to death has challenged the Appeal Court decision and filed a case in the Supreme Court.


 

by PHILIP DISSANAYAKE

AFTER a prolonged hearing at the Negombo High Court, on 22 June 2015 Judge M.Z. M. Razeen found the two  suspectsguilty of murdering Mr Gerald Mervin Perera, a cook at the Colombo Dockyards, in November 2004. The two
policemen have been sentenced to death. Mr. Gerald Mervin Perera, a father of three residing in Makewita, Wattala was shot dead while travelling by bus.

The policemen guilty of murder are Suresh Gunasena residing at Kadurupokuna, Tangalle, who was attached to the Crimes Branch of the Wattala Police Station and P R Ajit Nishantha residing in Wattala, Hunupitiya.

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