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Former President Chandrika Kumaratunga recalls that drug dealers had state patronage during the past regime.

Former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga says the government has taken strong measures against drug dealers and racketeers.  The customs and security forces are now  conducting intensive investigation to unveil hidden network of drug dealers.  Massive hauls of drugs are also being taken into custody.  Addressing a rally in Negambo area Mrs. Bandaranaike said drug dealers had state sponsorship during the past regime.