Drug dealer Kalu Thushara sentenced to death

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By Rose Kenny

Colombo High Court Judge Gihan Kulathunga sentenced to death notorious drug dealer H.M. Thushara, alias ‘Kalu Thushara’, after being found guilty on charges of possession of 25g of heroin and drug trafficking.

The sentence was delivered  this morning (10).

The accused, Herath Mudiyanselage Thushara, was arrested by the Organised Crime Prevention Division (OCPD) on May 12, 2017 in Sedawatte area while transporting the heroin on a motorcycle.

The Attorney General subsequently filed charges against him with the Colombo High Court for heroin possession and trafficking.

Delivering the verdict, the High Court Judge declared that the charges leveled against the defendant have been proven beyond  reasonable doubt.