Mohammed Shiyam sentenced to death | Daily News

Mohammed Shiyam sentenced to death

A man who was found guilty for possessing and peddling 18.24 grams of heroin in 2010 was yesterday sentenced to death by the Colombo High Court.

While handing out a judgment against the accused, High Court judge Gihan Kulatunga observed that the prosecutors have proved the accused guilty beyond reasonable doubt. The accused Mohammed Shiyam Hitham of Rajagiriya had been arrested by police Narcotics Bureau in 2010.

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


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