Sri Lanka Releases 5 Indians Given Death Sentence | Read
PUBLISHED ON: November 19, 2014 | Duration: 4 min, 17 sec
Sri Lanka has released five Indians who were given the death sentence after being convicted for smuggling drugs into the country. All five convicts are fishermen from Tamil Nadu. India maintains they are innocent. Their sentence has been commuted by Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapakse and they have been handed over to Indian officials in Colombo, said sources in the Lankan government.