Ranjan files motion at SC seeking reconsideration of his sentence

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Former Minister Ranjan Ramanayake, who was sentenced to four-year rigorous imprisonment over contempt of court, has filed a motion requesting the Supreme Court to review the conviction.

A three-judge bench of the Supreme Court comprising Justices Sisira de Abrew, Vijith Malalgoda, and Preethi Padman Surasena had unanimously delivered the verdict on the 12th of January.

Through the motion, Ramanayake has further sought permission to file a revision application regarding the verdict.