A female accused has been sentenced to death for possessing heroin.
The woman concerned was taken into custody by the Modera Police in the year 2006. Mattakkuliya Magistrate P. Surasena sentenced her to death for keeping and selling of 23.3 grammes of heroin. She was indicted by the Attorney General. After a long hearing, the Magistrate said that the charges made by the Attorney General had been proved beyond doubt.