Two Pakistani Nationals sentenced to death

17 December 2014 04:48 pm - 5     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Two Pakistani men, who pleaded guilty to charges of possessing and peddling 1560 grammes of heroin in Bambalapitiya in 2012, were today sentenced to death by Colombo High Court Judge Irangani Perera.


The accused Megmab Kumar and Fasad Nassar had been arrested by police on or around November 11, 2012 on the charge of possessing and peddling 1560 grammes of heroin. The Attorney General had indicted the accused under the Poisons, Opium and Dangerous Drugs (Amendment) Act No. 13 of 1984. (Lakmal Sooriyagoda)

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  • Sampath Thursday, 18 December 2014 08:46 AM

    Awaiting the news from DM that they released

    Sampath Thursday, 18 December 2014 08:47 AM

    Awaiting the news from DM that they released

    meranchi Thursday, 18 December 2014 09:09 AM

    Please release them immediately...?

    Yusuf Thursday, 18 December 2014 09:42 AM

    And release them when the Pakistani government request us to do so. Just as the Indians were released couple of weeks ago!!

    RIZKY Thursday, 18 December 2014 10:33 AM

    Death sentence for 1560 Gms.......................What happened to the people who bought 300 Kgs of Heroin, least Is the Heroin still there

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