Minister Prasanna Ranatunga says drug racketeers must be served the death penalty.
Speaking at a rally in Minuwangoda the Minister said narcotics has become a social concern across the island.
Minister Ranatunga added drug racketeers must not continue to be supported by the public’s taxes.
The Minister stated that a major crackdown was enforced in the country against drug dealers following the election of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at present, adding the struggle to eradicate the drug menace will continue.
(Source: News Radio)