The Police narcotics bureau have arrested two individuals engaged in the drug trade, connected to Sankha Shirantha alias Bloemendhal Sankha who is currently in the custody of the terrorism investigation division in Grandpass.
The Police narcotics bureau added that during the arrest the suspects were in possession of drugs worth 5 million rupees.
The two individuals were arrested based on a tipoff received from a relative of Bloemendhal Sankha in January.
The Police narcotics bureau added that it has been revealed during questioning that he was involved in drug trafficking with India.
Bloemendhal Sanka who has been accused of several crimes, turned himself in to the Terrorism Investigation Division recently, after being accused of the attempted assassination of Dematagoda Chaminda, who is currently in custody,
The police narcotics bureau added that the suspects arrested are been questioned with regard to the arm trade.
The raid was conducted on the orders of IGP Pujith Jayasundara yesterday.