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A trishaw driver sentenced to life imprisonment

A trishaw driver who was found guilty for possessing and peddling 4.3 grams of heroin was today sentenced to life imprisonment by Colombo High Court.

The accused, 38, a resident of Wolfendhal Street was found guilty for possessing and peddling 4.3 grams of heroin in 2011.

While handing out a judgment against the accused, High Court judge Gihan Kulatunga observed that the prosecutors have proved the accused’s guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.

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


 

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