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Saturday, 28 October 2017 - 13:31
Rs. 15mn worth heroin detected
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Police Narcotics Bureau has arrested 02 persons in Wellawatte with 1.6kg of heroin.

Police said that the heroin haul was worth around Rs. 15 million.

A Pakistani was amongst the arrested.

The raid was conducted at around 4.30 pm yesterday (27) following a tip-off.

Investigations revealed that the Pakistani suspect, who was 59 years old had arrived in the country yesterday.

They were produced before Mount Lavinia Magistrate today.






Meanwhile, Madampe police arrested a woman while allegedly transporting narcotic substances in a three-wheeler, today.

Police said that the estimated value of narcotic substances was around Rs. 3.4 million.

It has been revealed that the woman was engaging in this racket targeting schoolchildren in Madampe, Chilaw and Marawila areas.
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