Judge overturns assessors’ opinion

High Court judge Justice Thushara Rajasinghe, yesterday overturned the unanimous not guilty opinion of three assessors to find Colombian national Aiden Alec Hurtado guilty of unlawful importation of drugs. Hurtado unlawfully imported 20.5 kilograms of illicit drugs, namely cocaine, when he arrived in the country on February 7, 2014. He was earlier acquitted of the […]

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