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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.   www.dailymirror.lk/index.php/news/5411-mervyn-to-take-action-.html