Kerala Ganja worth Rs.23mn detected

Published : 9:09 am  December 21, 2018 | No comments so far |  | 


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LATE-CITY--MB_1-2By Darshana Sanjeewa   

A 32-year-old man was arrested by the Police Special Task Force while transporting 153 kilogrammes of Kerala Ganja worth Rs. 23 million on a motorcycle in Kilinochchi last evening, Police Spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekara said. 

 He said the STF also recovered Rs.970, 800 in cash that the suspect had in his possession. 

During a raid carried out jointly by STF personnel attached to the Mullaitivu and Kilinochchi camps, the suspect was arrested near his home in Maradanagar,  Kilinochchi.   

SP Gunasekara said that the suspect was handed over to the Kilinochchi Police for further questioning.