Minister of Justice Thalatha Atukorala says another large stock of narcotics which had been seized will also be destroyed in the near future.
Speaking at a rally held in Balangoda, the Justice Minister said narcotics worth 17 billion rupees was destroyed yesterday.
The Minister questioned where the narcotics that were caught before were, and how many parents were affected by this.
Minister Atukorala said the narcotics were destroyed in an astonishing way adding that this type of narcotic was not destroyed before.
The Justice Minister said the government has to think about such aspects as the country has been recognized for the exchange of narcotics.
Minister Atukorala also stated the narcotics were smuggled in a Sugar container in 2016 worth 17 billion rupees.
The Justice Minister said there is another 1500 Kilograms of narcotics which will be destroyed after the court case in the near future.