Two years’ RI for drug trafficking

A man who pleaded guilty to the charge of possessing and trafficking heroin weighing not less than one gram was sentenced to two years’ rigorous imprisonment and fined Rs 50,000 in default of one year’s imprisonment by Kurunegala High Court Judge Menaka Wijesundera on Wednesday.

Setunga Devayalage Upali Piyasoma of Kuliyapitiya was indicted by the Attorney General.

State Counsel Charaka Dharmasiri told court that police found the heroin while examining the van and the accused did not have previous convictions.

Meanwhile, a man in Yanthampalawa who pleaded guilty to the charge of possessing and trafficking heroin weighing not less than one gram was sentenced to two years’ rigorous imprisonment and fined Rs 50,000 in default of two years’ RI.

 



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