Thursday, October 30, 2014

Death penalty to 5 Indian fishermen in #Sri Lanka

Five Indian fishermen were given the death penalty by a Sri Lankan court on Thursday for alleged drug trafficking, prompting a response from India that it will appeal to a higher court against the judgment.
These fishermen were apprehended in 2011 by the Sri Lankan Navy on charges of smuggling of drugs, a group of eight people has been sentenced to death by a high court in Colombo.