Death penalty for 19 drug smugglers

Death penalty for 19 drug smugglers

Written by Staff Writer

11 Jul, 2018 | 12:16 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st) – The Cabinet of Ministers have decided to implement the Death Penalty on those convicted of drug offences, says Co-cabinet Spokesperson Minister (Dr.) Rajitha Senarathne.

Min. Senarathne has stated that 19 large-scale drug smugglers have now been handed down the Death Sentence by Court.

Meanwhile, the Cabinet had also discussed on actively involving the Tri-Forces in the battle against the drug menace.

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