Two in court over fatal attack in Lewisham
16:42 23 November 2012
Two men appeared in court today charged with murdering a man who died following a fight in Lewisham High Street.
Jayruban Vivekananthan, 26, of Woolwich, and Pirunthan Kunaratatnam, 23, appeared via video link at Bromley Magistrates’ Court.
Thierry Christian-Gnanakumar, 22, died following an attack in Lewisham High Street on November 10.
Vivekananthan and Kunaratatnam will appear at the Old Bailey on Tuesday when their applications for bail will be considered, a court official said.
A plea and case management hearing for both men will take place at the same court on a date yet to be fixed.
A third man, Kohulan Podiappuhamey, 24, from Catford, was also charged with Mr Christian-Gnanakumar’s murder on Monday and remanded in custody.
Two other men who were arrested have been bailed until December and one was released without charge.