‘Factions should unite against drug menace’

2019-03-25 at 17:13

Minister P Harrison says all factions should unite to prevent the country from being transformed into a drug trading hub.

Speaking to media in Dambulla Minister Harrison said it is essential to rid the country from the drug menace.

The Minister noted it is evident that the country is being used as a central hub for illegal drug trading adding it is proven through the amount of narcotics seized in raids.

Minister Harrison stressed a number of foreigners are behind operations to distribute narcotics to other countries through Sri Lanka.

The Minister claimed the responsibility of eradicating the drug menace cannot be solely vested with the tri forces or the Police adding therefore it should be a collective effort.

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