Wasantha Mendis, who was arrested in a foreign country for allegedly steering the operations of the drug racket in the south, was brought to the island early this morning.
According to the police media spokesman’s office, the suspect was handed over to the Police Narcotics Bureau at the premises of the Katunayake airport.
Police unraveled information that Liyanadurage Wasantha Mendis was living abroad.
Accordingly, based on an open warrant directed by the Negombo Magistrate court a red notice was issued for his arrest.
Meanwhile, the Police Narcotics Bureau seized a stock of over 5 kilos of Heroin following a raid conducted at Welisara area last night.