Government to implement death penalty on drug dealers


The government has taken a decision to implement the death sentence for drug offenders who were found guilty by the court of law. This decision has been taken unanimously at the weekly meeting of Cabinet Ministers, the Minister of Buddhasasana Gamini Jayawickrama Perera revealed today.

Holding a media conference this afternoon, minister further said that the President has given instructions to Minister of Justice Thalatha Athukorala to take necessary steps to implement this decision.

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