Death sentence within next two months: Prez

6 February 2019 06:35 pm - 4     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


President Maithripala Sirisena today said that the death sentence would be carried out within the next two months on those convicted for drug offences.

Speaking in Parliament, the President said the Welikada Prison had become the headquarters of distributing drugs around the country.

“A decision had been taken to transfer all prisoners to the Angunakolapalassea Prison,” he said. (Yohan Perera and Ajith Siriwardana)

  Comments - 4

  • sunil vijaya Thursday, 07 February 2019 05:51 AM

    ths man has no backbone to take any action. nor people follow his orders. a puppet making just statements.

    Manel Thursday, 07 February 2019 06:02 AM

    Is this another promise like not appointing RW as PM.

    Kalu Thursday, 07 February 2019 07:35 AM

    Ho don't kill yourself

    sobers Thursday, 07 February 2019 08:29 AM

    Not two months, instead do it in two days. Hang all the death row prisoners. You will reach heaven for doing good.

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