Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Sri Lanka police to destroy seized drugs in public
Sat, Jul 26, 2014, 12:48 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

July 26, Colombo: The police had decided to destroy the seized drugs in public before media, Sri Lanka's Police Department says.

The decision has been taken since the public had raised suspicions whether the drugs seized in police operations re-entered the market.

According to the Police Department the normal practice so far was to wash the drugs down the toilets in the court complexes under the monitoring of a judge.

Police had resorted to the method to minimize the public inconvenience and environmental damage.

However, the media would be allowed to view the destruction of seized hauls of drugs in future, Police Department says.

Large hauls of drugs were seized in Sri Lanka recently but the police say that the illegal retail market has not experienced a shortage.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lanka Police appoint new head to the CID
-- [1 minutes ago]
UN Under Secretary General calls on Acting Foreign Minister of Sri Lanka
-- [6 hours ago]
Tamil Nadu CM asks Indian PM to get the fishermen and boats released from Sri Lanka promptly
-- [6 hours ago]
Marxist party member gives evidence to CID against former Sri Lankan minister and MP
-- [7 hours ago]
Sri Lankan minister hands over details on alleged corruption in coal imports to CID
-- [8 hours ago]
Sri Lanka's new Army Commander assures highest priority for national security
-- [8 hours ago]
Opinion: Without an opposition in Parliament, there is no democracy in Sri Lanka
-- [9 hours ago]
Sri Lanka's John Keels terminates agreement with Lanka Fitch Rating
Sri Lanka ship builder Colombo Dockyard delivers MV Lagoons to India
Laws alone not sufficient to prevent malpractices in public service - Sri Lankan President

Copyright © 2000, 2014 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.