President feels death penalty a must on corrupt individuals

President Maithripala Sirisena said the Government of good governance has been committed to build a system to boost clean governance free of fraud and corruption. President Maithripala Sirisena feels the death penalty must be imposed on corrupt individuals.He said this at an event in Parliament today. He said that steps should be taken to punish those accused of fraud and corruption swiftly in order to fulfill the aspirations of the people placed on the Government of good governance. The President also stressed on the need to expedite the implementation of the recommendations given by the special presidential commission appointed by him to investigate serious frauds and corruption that took place in the country.

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