Death sentence for heroin peddler
Ussan Saibo Mohamed Jauffer of Kalpitiya the third accused in a
heroin case who was found guilty of keeping 899.5 grammes of heroin for
sale was sentenced to death by Puttalam High Court Judge S D Arfa
Thassim on Tuesday.
The judge also forfeited the lorry used to transport the heroin. The
judge who aquitted the first accused Kanagasabai Selvaratnam of all
charges preferred against him and discharged him and issued an open
warrant for the arrest of the second accused Abdul Salam Azwer who had
failed to appear in court and directed the Anti Narcotics Bureau to
forward a copy of the warrant to the Indian police.