One person gets death sentence for heroin possession

One person gets death sentence for heroin possession

March 14, 2018   01:53 pm

The Colombo High Court today (14) sentenced to death a person who was found guilty for the possession and distribution of heroin. 

The person was arrested in the Kalubowila area on October 04, 2008 by the Police Narcotics Bureau (PNB) with 14.6 grams of heroin. 

Accordingly the PNB filed indictments against the accused at the Colombo HC.

Delivering the verdict in the case filed against him by the PNB, High Court Judge Gihan Kulathunge sentenced the accused to death, as the chargers against him were proven beyond reasonable doubt.


Disclaimer: All the comments will be moderated by the AD editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or slanderous. Please avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment and avoid typing all capitalized comments. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by flagging them(mouse over a comment and click the flag icon on the right side). Do use these forums to voice your opinions and create healthy discourse.

NOTE:- Due to legal contstraints, the Ada Derana Editorial team has taken a decision to disable comments on all articles concerning ongoing court procedures.

Most Viewed Video Stories