Secretary of Defence Gen. (Rtd.) Kamal Gunaratne says underworld gang activities and drug trafficking have decreased significantly.
Speaking to media in Kandy today the Defence Secretary said apart from murders as a result of disputes, underworld related murders have not been reported apart from the recent murder of ‘Sunshine Sudda’.
However, Secretary Gunaratne said all suspects linked to the murder have been arrested.
He also claimed that key drug racketeers have been arrested and are currently placed at the Boossa Prison.
The Defence Secretary also stated that drug circulation has reduced owing to the high prices adding that testing revealed that the purity of narcotics has significantly reduced.