Colombo's High Court on Tuesday sentenced a 62 year old Tamil woman for allegedly harbouring a LTTE cadre, who targeted the current president when he was minister of acricultural development and agrarian services in 2008.
The judge, Piyasena Ranasinghe sentenced her to two years imprisonment suspended for ten years and a fine of Rs 25,000, Colombo Page reports.
The LTTE cadre detonated her suicide belt by Mr Sirisena's vehicle convoy near Boralesgamuwa junction. Mr Sirisena was not harmed in the attack. Seven others were reportedly injured, including one who later died from his injuries.