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

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
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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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