Several suspects engaged in illegal activities nabbed in Police raids

Several suspects engaged in illegal activities nabbed in Police raids

13
0

Several suspects who had been involved in various illegal activities have been taken into custody from various parts of the country.
A person was taken into custody yesterday with 260 intoxicant pills by team of officials of the Organized Crime Prevention Division during a search operation near the Kosgashandiya junction. The suspect is 42 years old and a resident of Colombo 15. He was due to be produced in the Maligakanda Magistrate’s Court.
A suspect was apprehended along Baseline Road in the Dematagoda area with 3.43 grams of heroin.
2.49 grams of heroin was seized from a suspect during a raid carried out in the Kiralawella area in Gandara. The suspect is a 29-year-old person residing in Devinuwara. The Gandara Police are pursuing further investigations.
Another suspect who was transporting kerala ganja in a cab from the Vishwamadu area to Colombo has been taken into custody. The arrest was made at Jayanthihala within the Kiribathgoda Police Division. Police seized 288 kilogrammes of ganja from the possession of the suspect. The suspect is a resident of Chavakachcheri.
Another who had in possession a 16 bore firearm was taken into custody from Udagama in Padukka. He was apprehended during a raid carried out based on a tip off received by the Padukka Police.