SRI LANKA: NIGERIAN NATIONAL SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR DRUG TRAFFICKING
July 4, 2020:
Colombo High Court on 3 July 2020 sentenced a Nigerian national to death for possession and trafficking of cocaine. He has been charged with the possession of 774 grams of cocaine and trafficking drugs. (Sources: Colombo Page, 03/07/2020)
Colombo High Court Judge Adithya Patabendige sentenced the suspect to death after he was found guilty of the two charges.
The Police Narcotics Bureau has arrested the suspect on 4 October 2016 in Ratmalana.