Two persons who had 2 kg of Opium in their possession have been arrested in Vavuniya. It is revealed that these drugs have been brought to this country from India.
The Anti Narcotic division has revealed that this drug deal has been operated by a main person from India.
The opium and the suspects were arrested after conducting a special operation deploying the intelligent squad. The opium is worth more than 1 billion. The main suspect of this Opium deal in Sri Lanka has been arrested at Chavakachcheri area and is it stated that he was a neighbor of the former L.T.T.E. leader Velupillai Prabhakaran.
The Anti-narcotic division is conducting investigations while having the suspects in their custody.