Hybrid Sudda arrested with heroin worth Rs. 13 mn

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By Darshana Sanjeewa   

A 37-year-old Sameera Rasanga Gunasekara alias ‘Hybrid Sudda’ was arrested by the Colombo Crimes Division (CCD) with 1.1 kilograms of heroin worth over Rs. 13 million at Angampitiya, Padukka early yesterday morning, police said.   

They said the suspect, a resident of Himbutana, Angoda, had rented a house in Angampitiya, Padukka to carry out drug smuggling activities.   

Two cars and Rs. 750,000 in cash were taken into custody which were in his possession.   

He is said to be an accomplice of underworld figure Dematagoda Chaminda, who was sentenced to death over the murder of Baratha Lakshman Premachadra.   

The suspect, Sameera Rasanga was also on bail over a murder at Bloemendhal during the previous presidential election.   

The spokesman said the suspect would be detained for further investigation after being produced in court.