Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to

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
U.S. Embassy and Matara Chamber of Commerce launch American Innovation Hub
-- [29 minutes ago]
Court grants permission to former deputy minister Sarath Kumara Gunaratne to travel abroad
-- [40 minutes ago]
Sri Lanka, Pakistan to sign MoU on bilateral cooperation in foreign affairs during President's visit
-- [59 minutes ago]
Government decides to provide fertilizer to farmers instead of vouchers
-- [1 hour and 31 minutes ago]
CSE to host Global Reporting Initiative workshop on Sustainability Reporting and CSR
-- [3 hours ago]
Sri Lanka to amend Companies Act to comply with FATF on preventing money laundering and countering terrorism financing
-- [3 hours ago]
Japan to donate 8 fire engines to Sri Lanka's EPZs
-- [4 hours ago]
Sri Lanka assures to implement all transitional justice mechanisms in accordance with Constitution
UN regrets Sri Lanka's slow progress in establishing transitional justice mechanisms
Private investment is the key for economic growth, Sri Lanka Finance Minister emphasizes

Copyright © 2000, 2014 by (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of, 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, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.