After visiting the Philippines in January, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena said he wanted to copy President Rodrigo Duterte’s tactics in dealing with illegal drugs. Photo: AFP
After visiting the Philippines in January, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena said he wanted to copy President Rodrigo Duterte’s tactics in dealing with illegal drugs. Photo: AFP
Sri Lanka

Death penalty for drug offenders in Sri Lanka to resume within two months, says President Maithripala Sirisena

  • Following a visit to the Philippines last month, Sirisena said he wanted to copy President Rodrigo Duterte’s strong-arm tactics in dealing with illegal drugs

After visiting the Philippines in January, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena said he wanted to copy President Rodrigo Duterte’s tactics in dealing with illegal drugs. Photo: AFP
After visiting the Philippines in January, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena said he wanted to copy President Rodrigo Duterte’s tactics in dealing with illegal drugs. Photo: AFP
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