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More than 2 kilograms of heroin seized

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By ITN News Editor November 7, 2018 18:59

More than 2 kilograms of heroin seized

An individual has been arrested by the Police officers along with more than 2 kilograms of heroin.
Police Spokesman SP RuwanGunasekara said the arrest was made last evening in Kochchikade police division. The stock of heroin was detected inside the bag of the suspect, when he was stopped and inspected by police based on a tip-off received. The suspect is a 51-year-old Muslim person residing in Negombo. The suspect has been handed over to the Negombo police station for further investigations and he is expected to be produced before the Negombo Magistrate’s Court today. The value of seized heroin is estimated to be worth over 25 million rupees. Police is conducting further investigations regarding the incident. Police Spokesman SP RuwanGunasekara added that Sri Lanka police has seized more than 186 kilograms of heroin in the country. More than 4,500 kilograms of Ganja and Kerala Ganja have also been sized in the year.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor November 7, 2018 18:59