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Sri Lanka, Sept. 14 -- The decision taken by the Government to seize bank accounts and other assets of convicted drug barons and their associates no doubt adds another string to bow to the currents efforts of the administration's fight against the drugs underworld.
According to news reports, the Government will introduce laws to seize money in bank accounts and vehicles of convicted drug barons and their allies. Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa is to meet officials of the Treasury, the Attorney General's Department and law enforcement authorities to discuss the parameters of the legislatiuon, the news report stated.
The move comes amidst the unravelling of a series of bank accounts maintained by leading members of the drugs underworld f...
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