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Sri Lanka to Hire Two Hangmen

Sri Lanka said on Friday it plans to hire two hangmen, two days after President Maithripala Sirisena said he might sign off on the execution of convicted drug traffickers arranging drug deals from jail. A prison official said applicants would be sought for two positions of executioner, vacant since March 2014 when the last hangman quit soon after setting eyes on the gallows for the first time. Drug trafficking carries the death penalty in Sri Lanka but no one has been executed for any...

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