COLOMBO (NewsRadio); The Supreme Court today sentenced retired Major Ajith Prasanna to four years rigorous imprisonment.
The Supreme Court also imposed a fine of Rs.300,000 on the retired Major.
The sentence was pronounced after the Supreme Court found retired Major Ajith Prasanna guilty of contempt of court.
The order was issued by a three-member Supreme Court bench consisting of Justices Preethi Padman Surasena, S Thurairaja and Gamini Amarasekara.
Major Ajith Prasanna was charged for making comments critical of the judiciary during a media briefing in January 2020.