A monk and 2 other persons were arrested by the Anuradhapura Crimes Investigation Division yesterday while transporting a stock of heroin via the Colombo – Puttalam Road.
The arrest took place in Nochchiyagama.
About 3.32g of heroin were found in their possession.
The suspects will be produced before the Thambuththegama Magistrate today.
Meanwhile, the vehicle on which the Police opened fire on, over the suspicion of transporting Heroine in Pannipitiya yesterday, is yet to be found.