Couple gets death sentence

5 November 2013 11:52 am - 8     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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A husband and wife were sentenced to death by the Colombo High Court today after being convicted of trafficking 34.32 grammes of heroin in 2000.

The couple had been nabbed on May 1, 2000 at Etulkotte with heroin in their possession.

High Court Judge Preethi Padman Surasena passed the death sentence on the duo. State Counsel Maheshika de Silva prosecuted.

  Comments - 8

  • mark marco Wednesday, 06 November 2013 07:14 AM

    it took 13 years for the judgement.first punish the police and courts for the 13 years delay.

    citizenJ Thursday, 07 November 2013 05:42 AM

    Don't make uncanny comments; keep sharia for yourself...

    Lima Tuesday, 05 November 2013 03:53 PM

    WHEN WILL THIS BE CARRIED OUT , DO NOT DELAY , IT IS WE PAY TAX FOR THE WELL BEING , BETTER WE PAY THIS MONEY TO THE NEEDY , NOT TO THESE HUMAN KILLERS WITH DRUGS

    citizenJ Thursday, 07 November 2013 05:44 AM

    A good decision, harsh deterrent actions will discourage the "Kudu King Pins" in Sri Lanka.

    azath Thursday, 07 November 2013 01:37 AM

    they are not definitely muslims because their names did not appear

    Sonali De Silva Thursday, 07 November 2013 08:03 AM

    What's going to happen to the barons who brought 200Kg and the "diplomat" with 30Kg? Will they also get the death sentence? Or will it be swept under the carpet?

    Sada Wednesday, 06 November 2013 01:56 AM

    must be a small business couple without the backing of mervin ayya

    Say Something Wednesday, 06 November 2013 02:16 AM

    Sharia Law being implemented in Sri Lanka.


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