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765 kgs of narcotic drugs will be publicly destroyed tomorrow

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By ITN News Editor March 31, 2019 19:29

765 kgs of narcotic drugs will be publicly destroyed tomorrow

More than 765 kilograms of narcotic drugs will be publicly destroyed tomorrow on the instructions of President Maithripala Sirisena.The stock of drugs are being destroyed following the completion of the judiciary process after being seized by the security authorities.

The stock of drugs will be destroyed at Kelaniya Maguruwela Suraweera storage complex. The President also expected to be present on the occasion which will be opened to all media. The drugs are being destroyed according to the international standards by the Police Anti-narcotic Bureau. It has been done to clear the doubts in the minds of the people as to what happens to the drugs after those were taken into custody. 926 kilograms of Cocaine were destroyed on the 15th of January.

The drugs were found in a ship that arrived in Colombo Port on the 9th December 2016. Steps have been taken to intensify drug raids after the 3rd of next month.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor March 31, 2019 19:29

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