SRI LANKA: DRUG PEDDLER SENTENCED TO DEATH
February 13, 2019:
A defendant found guilty for two indictments, possession of 24 grams of heroin and peddling drugs, was sentenced to death by the Colombo High Court on 31 January 2019. (Sources: newsfirst.lk, 31/01/2019)
The verdict was delivered by High Court Judge Shashi Mahendran.
An open warrant was issued for the arrest of the defendant who evaded following the conclusion of the hearing.