Woman gets life sentence | Daily News
Heroin concealed in ball :

Woman gets life sentence

A woman heroin peddler who attempted to smuggle 3.15 grams of heroin concealed in a tennis ball into the Welikada prison was sentenced to life imprisonment by the Colombo High Court.

The accused Hiruni Alwis, 33, a resident of Borella was found guilty for possessing and peddling 3.15 grams of heroin in 2011.

While handing out a judgment against the accused, High Court judge Champa Janaki Rajaratne observed that the prosecutors had proved the accused guilty beyond reasonable doubt.

The Attorney General (AG) had indicted the accused under the Poisons, Opium and Dangerous Drugs (Amendment) Act No. 13 of 1984.


 

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