Tuesday, 22nd June 2021

Death sentence to be passed to drug offenders

British Asia News Network

Sri Lanka: Today President Maithripala Sirisena announced that the death sentence would be carried out within the next two months on those convicted for drug offences.

Speaking in Parliament, the President said that the Welikada Prison had recently become the headquarters for distributing drugs around the country.

In response, he added, that the decision had been taken to transfer all prisoners to the Angunakolapalassea Prison.  

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