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Prez. should turn his words into action: Ajith P. Perera

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Welcoming the statement made by President Maithripala Sirisena that death sentence will be given to those convicted of drug-related offences, Minister Ajith P. Perera yesterday said the President should turn his words into action.

Minister Perera told a press conference yesterday that President Sirisena could make a start by subjecting those who are already found guilty of drug-related offences to death sentence.

“President has been harping about subjecting those who are guilty on drug-related offences to death sentence for some time and it is time he put his words into action. Therefore he should make a start by executing those who have already found guilty on drug-related offences,” the Minister said.

“This is my personal view. Isn’t it a good thing that even one UNPer is welcoming one thing which President is trying to do?” he questioned.

However, Minister Perera said it would be not advisable to emulate Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte as both the Sri Lankan population and the world would get worried in such as a situation. “It is better to file action against those who are charged with drug-related offences and execute them if they are found guilty. However, one should not kill them on the roadside without taking legal action as it is done in the Philippines,” he said.

Referring to a question raised by the journalists on elections the Minister said provincial council elections should be held without delay as all parties have agreed to hold it under the proportional representation system. (Yohan Perera)

 

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  • Navin Monday, 21 January 2019 10:01 PM

    His action is to appoint someone new to the old position

    sudath Monday, 21 January 2019 11:30 PM

    Certainly, HE should publish the bond scam report as he promised.

    Nihal Amaraseker Tuesday, 22 January 2019 05:23 AM

    Bond scam perpetrators equally at sin as drug trafficker and deserves equal punishment, more so the mastermind.

    sunil vijaya Tuesday, 22 January 2019 06:11 AM

    the death sentence should be extended to MPS who plunder public money, environment etc. and Sirisena should hang himself as he is the no. 1 culprit when it comes to environment degradation.

    Phantom Tuesday, 22 January 2019 06:56 AM

    But the Maha Sanga will block the road, period!!!

    Janaka from Matara Tuesday, 22 January 2019 07:35 AM

    You can hope if you wish. But My3 does not have much of a track record of doing what he says.

    Sambo Wednesday, 23 January 2019 07:49 AM

    He forgets in a couple of hours what he utters.


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