Wednesday, 22nd September 2021

President: To protect the country death penalty should be enforced

Colombo, June 28 (BAN/ AD): The President on Friday was addressing a ceremony at the Vijitha Maha Vidyalaya, Lankapura, Polonnaruwa he said that to protect the future of the country as well as the future generation, the death penalty should be enforced against the drug traffickers while preventing the illegal drug trade. He further said,that he has ordered the execution of four drug offenders and he further said that all who against that decision are supporting the illegal drug trade.

He said that his decision was not hatred towards anyone but to protect Nation. He said this is very important to save the nation and the future generation from this worst social catastrophe. He has urged that no attempt must be made to reverse his decision. He also said he has spoken to Secretary General of the UN in this regard over phone.

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