Government to implement death penalty on drug traffickers - Lanka News Web (LNW)

Government to implement death penalty on drug traffickers

The government has decided to implement the death penalty for drug traffickers.

This decision has been taken at the weekly meeting of Cabinet Ministers held yesterday, the Minister of Buddasasana Gamini Jayawickrama said.

At a media conference held at the Ministry, the Minister further stated that the President has instructed the Minster of Justice and Prison Reforms Thalatha Athukorala to prepare the draft bill with regard to this decision.

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