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I’ll make country safe from drugs and underworld: PM


11 July 2020 12:11 pm - 14     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


I will take action to put an end to underworld activities and the drug menace which had intensified during the tenure of the previous government, Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) Leader, Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa said today.

He told a SLPP rally held in Horana that the people in this country and especially the young generation face grave difficulties because of underworld activities and and drugs that a spreading across the country.

“Drug smuggling has increased to such an extent that the institutions set up to curb the drug menace and seize drugs have been infiltrated by drug smugglers. Drug smuggling and underworld activities being operated from within the prisons is a serious problem we face and the President has taken action to prevent this," the Prime Minister said.

Mr. Rajapaksa said the new government will pledge its fullest support to the President's drug eradication programme and underworld activities.

“I will launch and continue the investigations into drug-ralated activities and will reveal information about drug smuggling and underworld activities," he said. (Lahiru Pothmulla)


  Comments - 14

  • Sarath Liyanage Sunday, 12 July 2020 12:13 AM

    Why it was not done during 2 terms of Presidency?

    Tony Sunday, 12 July 2020 12:17 AM

    Is he in drugs?

    A nizam Sunday, 12 July 2020 01:25 AM

    Yes please... you are the only one who can do that because you are the only one who has people of high caliber like nimal lansa, johnsonton Fernando, Duminda silva, mahindananda, ratharan malli etc..

    Lalith Sunday, 12 July 2020 02:56 AM

    What we’re doing as President in the 2nd term after winning the war ? In fact, it escalated during the 2nd term

    herath dhammika Sunday, 12 July 2020 04:31 AM

    sir, what about Nimal Lansa and Duminda? you went to Negambo to thwart an investigation in to Lansa's drug dealings. could you please explain?

    Manura Nanayakkara Sunday, 12 July 2020 05:39 AM

    Then arrest lanza

    Sambo Sunday, 12 July 2020 06:05 AM

    These are fairy tails always told but never happened. So you are playing the same old record to the uneducated fools.

    Odin Sunday, 12 July 2020 06:57 AM

    Not as long as you have kudu ministers and underworld supporters in your scheme of things!!!

    Thor Sunday, 12 July 2020 07:01 AM

    Look who is talking! Nearley all his ministers are drug kings and underworld figures!!

    Laughing gas Sunday, 12 July 2020 07:39 AM

    Ha ha ha, the joke of the centuary!!!

    Rohan Sunday, 12 July 2020 07:57 AM

    He must be joking is it? Or did he wake up from a nightmare?

    Emil Sunday, 12 July 2020 08:19 AM

    It's common knowledge that the biggest drug king-pins in the country are in his govt. and inner circle...... what a load of nonsense.....

    Ramon Alwis Monday, 13 July 2020 08:36 AM

    sir pl dont BS the masses

    Leo Monday, 13 July 2020 09:26 AM

    In which case you will have to put yourself behind bars as your the Drug Lord protecting your drug peddler buddies.

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