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* Sri Lankan court to decide whether PTA suspects could be sued under penal code
Tue, Jul 8, 2014, 07:54 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

July 08, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Colombo High Court will decide on August 04, whether a suspect who was arrested and subjected to investigations under the Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA) can be sued under the penal code.

The decision is related to the case against former Deputy Inspector General of Police Vaas Gunawardena who was arrested over contract killing of a millionaire businessman.

Vaas Gunawardana's son Ravindu and four police officers who served under him are also accused of the charges.

The court has given time until July 14th for the written submissions from respondents and until July 28th for the plaintiff for written submissions.

A tri member panel of judges will consider the case and deliver the judgment on August 04.

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