Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena. Photo: AP

Sri Lankan killer Jude Jayamaha escapes death row with controversial presidential pardon

  • Jayamaha comes from a wealthy, high-profile family but was sentenced to death after being convicted of murdering Yvonne Jonsson in 2005
  • Reaction on social media was scathing, with one Twitter user decrying the ‘monstrous act by a failed president’
Topic |   Crime

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Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena. Photo: AP
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