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::

* Conduct an audit regarding seized drugs, opposition asks Sri Lankan government
Tue, Jul 29, 2014, 08:19 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

July 29, Colombo: Sri Lanka main opposition United National Party (UNP) today asked the government to conduct an audit regarding the seized and destroyed heroin.

UNP MP Ajith P. Perera said in parliament today said that the Auditor General's Department must conduct an audit on the seized drugs and such an audit would show if the seized drugs are passed into the hands of the drug racketeers, as the opposition had accused.

The Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremasinghe recently questioned why the police do not destroy the drugs in public and charged that the seized drug stocks return to the hands of the racketeers.

Sri Lanka police recently announced that they have decided to destroy the seized drugs in public before media.

MP Ajith P. Perera reiterated that the politicians are behind the passing of the busted hauls of drugs to the market.

He said that if the government does not conduct such an audit, that will prove the politicians are behind the racket.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lanka to set up a pipeline from Muthurajawela to deliver jet fuel to aircraft
-- [1 hour and 19 minutes ago]
New entry period for Diversity Visa Program DV-2019
-- [2 hours ago]
Sri Lanka cricketing legends join Education Minister & EU to speak on the problem of violence against women
-- [2 hours ago]
Police to record statement from Sri Lankan suspected in plot to kill Maldives President
-- [3 hours ago]
External pressures constrain Sri Lanka's credit profile - Moody's
-- [3 hours ago]
Sri Lanka EDB explores business opportunities through Hong Kong
-- [3 hours ago]
Sri Lankan SMEs participate in Trade Fairs in Southern China
-- [4 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Navy replants corals in northern and eastern seas
-- [4 hours ago]
Sri Lanka Navy arrests 8 Indian fishermen for poaching in Sri Lankan waters
-- [5 hours ago]
Leo Burnett Sri Lanka named 'Agency of the Year' at the Effie Awards
-- [5 hours ago]

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.