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Drug offender Wele Suda sentenced to death

Colombo High Court yesterday delivered death sentence on Wele Suda after trial on being found guilty of possession of 7.05 gr of heroine.

The order was made by Colombo High Court Judeg Preethi Padman Surasena in the verdict stated that the prosecution had proved the charges.

In this case, the Attorney General had indicted accused Wele Suda of possession of 7.05 gr of heroine in or around December4, 2008 under the Poison, Opium and Dangerous Drugs Act 13 of 1984.

Senior State Counsel Sudharshini Herath prosecuted. Defence Counsel Suranga Bandara appeared for the defence.