SRI LANKA: MAN CONVICTED FOR POSSESSING DRUGS SENTENCED TO DEATH
November 13, 2019:
A person who was convicted for the possession of 200g 600mg of heroin was sentenced to death on 11 November 2019. He was arrested by the Police Narcotics Bureau (PNB) back in 2011 and the case against him was heard before the Colombo High Court. (Sources: adaderana.lk, 12/11/2019)
The court sentenced the defendant to death as he was found guilty for the charges laid against him.
The defendant is a 56-year-old hailing from Beragama Road in Ambalantota, according to the Police.