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Strict legal action against anyone linked to human trafficking – PM

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Colombo (News 1st): The law will be strictly enforced against anyone who has trafficked Sri Lankan women to countries such as Oman, Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena told Parliament on Saturday (Nov.

19)."With the special attention of the President, a team was sent to take necessary legal action pertaining to such complaints from countries such as Oman, for one-and-a-half-months.

This is a crisis that impacts the entire nation," the Prime Minister informed the House. According to Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena, the team in connection with trafficking has been arrested as a result of this preliminary action"The Government immediately intervened to take necessary action and arrest those who are behind human trafficking regardless of their background," he added.

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