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Pakistani prisoners to be transferred home

3 May 2012 07:54 pm - 5     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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Twenty Pakistani nationals serving life sentences in Sri Lanka due over drug related offences are likely to be transferred to Pakistan where they will spend the rest of their jail terms, the Daily Mirror learns. 

Sri Lanka and Pakistan have already signed an agreement for the transfer of prisoners   .
In addition to these 20 prisoners, there are 50 other Pakistanis in remand prison for similar cases. (Kelum Bandara)

  Comments - 5

  • Black Mamba Friday, 04 May 2012 01:24 AM

    Quite so, why should us tax payers pocket out for their keep?

    Fair N Square Friday, 04 May 2012 10:02 AM

    saving valuable taxpayers money.. BUT once in Pakistan they will either be set free or a jailbreak happens for em to go free... MONEY talks BULLSHIT walks....

    ataoy Friday, 04 May 2012 12:34 PM

    Lets get Rizana transferred from Saudi to SL

    Srilankan Friday, 04 May 2012 12:01 AM

    Srilanka need Pakistan supports in the future after loosing faithfulness in India..........these transfer only to make them happy ...I'm sure these prisoners will be release in Pakistan soon

    r chandrasekera Friday, 04 May 2012 12:38 AM

    Sri Lanka has become a target for drug dealers with the influx of inbound tourism. Most of the tourists are leisure travelers looking for pleasure. Drugs, prostitution, child sex and anything evil under the sun are now freely available at a price. Most of the drugs are brought to from Pakistan and other middle east countries.

    Tourists arriving in Cruise ships are more likely to traffic and use drugs due to the freedom they enjoy during the voyage and difficulty in checking what they carry out of the port to join tour groups.


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