Mervyn bans dengue
Jul 28, 2010 8:00:00 PM - aussieindolanka.com
Deputy Minister of Highways Mervyn Silva said he would not let any dengue deaths occur in Kelaniya after August 1st and if a death does occur, officials of the relevant authorities will be tied to a tree as punishment.
Speaking at a media briefing Deputy Minister Mervyn Silva said that he would take measures to tie the members of the Pradeshiya sabha, health officials, grama niladari officials and samurdhi officials to a tree located close to the dengue victim’s house.
He said that measures should be taken to clear all areas by August 1 and officials shouldn’t be afraid to nab offenders who throw dirt on to the road.