A suspect possessing over 20kgs of heroine was arrested in Ambalngoda yesterday which is believed to be the largest stock of drugs seized in possession of an individual recently.
The smuggler is a 34 year old resident of the Ambalangoda area and the arrest was made by Ambalangoda police following a tipoff received.
In addition, police seized over a kilogram of Cannabis, found in the possession of the suspect.
It has been reported that the drugs were to be sold for approximately 60 million rupees.
The suspect is to be produced before the Balapitiya Magistrates today.