President insists most Sri Lankans support death penalty

President Maithripala Sirisena insists most Sri Lankans support implementing the death penalty.

Speaking at a ceremony held in Ratnapura today the President said that he wanted to implement the death penalty on some convicts to control the drug menace

However, he said some politicians protested against it and the convicts are now celebrating.

The President said that he is certain 90 percent of the population support implementing the death penalty.

2 COMMENTS

  1. If international Drug smugglers are to be kept out of our shores, executing death penalty is deterrent and must. On the other hand Death penalty should be expanded to major national economic white collar crimes as in China.

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