Suspect arrested with heroin worth Rs.25mn

Published : 12:02 am  November 19, 2018 | No comments so far |  | 


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  Untitled-9By Darshana Sanjeewa   

A 33-year-old suspect had been arrested with 2.79 kg of heroin valued at more than Rs.25 million at Kotahena on Saturday night by the officials of the Colombo Division Crimes Prevention Unit.

Police Spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekara said the suspect, a resident of Grandpass in Colombo 14, was arrested following a tip-off while he was transporting the heroin in a car. The suspect would be detained for seven-days for further questioning after being produced in the Maligakanda Magistrate’s Court.   

The police suspect that the arrested man is linked to the Colombo based underworld drug smuggling gang.   



Was arrested while he was transporting the heroin in a car