Majority thinks death penalty is unnecessary - Mahinda

Majority thinks death penalty is unnecessary - Mahinda

July 15, 2019   10:39 pm


The death penalty should not be implemented although it continues to exist as a punishment, says the Leader of the Opposition Mahinda Rajapaksa.

He stated this speaking to the media following an event held in Piliyandala area.

Responding to a question, the Opposition Leader said despite President Maithripala Sirisena’s view that implementation of the death penalty can curb the drug menace, the majority of the people in the country does not think it is unnecessary.

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.

Most Viewed Video Stories