Following the recent outburst of cocaine at the Freetown International Airport,
Democracy Sierra Leone (DSL) has said that the investigations into it must leave no stone unturned to bring to book the culprits involved in this heinous crime.
He added that, “we expect that some people that have authority over security and that of our airport would be under suspension until investigations are complete”.
In a release signed by the National Coordinator of DSL Alhaji M Warisay they stated “we expect Parliament to act fast by passing the Anti Drugs Act in to law, so that all culprits will receive severe punishment after the ongoing investigations”.
Mr. Warisay stated that, “no person, group of persons; institutions and organizations must use this for political slander, because we see it as the image of Sierra Leone at stake not a political party.”
The National Coordinator noted that investigations must be handled with the greatest amount of professionalism, diplomacy and maturity since this incident has the tendency of denting our country’s name and that of its innocent citizens.
He maintained that, “we however commend the investigators for the huge progress they have made by arresting at least 58 suspects within this few days of the incident,” noting that “we hope they will be allowed to continue their work without any form of interference.”
Since the sad news, the Coordinator stated that,” we in DSL have been following developments of the investigations, political statements and as well as listening to the views of ordinary citizens that we represent and that of the press.”
DSL’s Mr. Warisay pointed out that, Sierra Leone is appalled at news that our country has once again come under the spotlight for haven been mentioned as a transit point for the world’s most dreaded narcotics-cocaine.