COLOMBO (News 1st); The Ministry of Public Security has taken steps to strengthen the laws and regulations in combating crystal methamphetamine or ICE.Ministry Secretary S.
Hettiarachchi says necessary amendments in this regard will be made to the 'Poisons, Opium, and Dangerous Drugs Ordinance', as soon as possible.
At present, those who possess or smuggle the narcotic substance ICE are released on bail after being produced in court.According to the new amendments, those who possess or smuggle 05 grams or more of ICE will not be eligible for bail, and if they are proven guilty, they will likely receive either the death penalty or life imprisonment.
Hettiarachchi says that crystal methamphetamine is found in abundance among smugglers in the country. Chairperson of the National Dangerous Drugs Control Board (NDDCB) Dr.