132 kilos of Kerala ganja seized in PSTF raid Two persons arrested

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By Sithum Chaturanga

Two persons were arrested by the Police Special Task Force with 132 kilos of Kerala ganja valued at Rs. 13.2 million in Mannar, while they were waiting to transport it to Colombo this morning.   

The arrests were made during a raid carried out by the STF after receiving a tip-off that a group was trying to transport a stock of Kerala ganja which had arrived from 
India to Colombo.

They said 59 parcels weighing more than two kilos each had been concealed in an area of the forest at the timeof the raid.   

The smuggler had planned to transport the stock in a lorry used for transporting fish and hand them over to another drug dealer in Colombo.