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Wednesday, 03 January 2018 - 11:26
Police detect 332.5kg of heroin in 2017
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Police Narcotics Bureau has detected 332.5kg of heroin during 2017, the latest data showed.

A spokesperson at the PNB said the detected heroin haul was estimated to be valued around Rs. 9,900 million.

29,690 suspects were also arrested during those raids and 36 of them were foreign nationals.

He also said during 2017, 4990kg of cannabis were also detected, valued at around Rs. 90.9 million.

51,870 suspects were arrested during those raids.

Meanwhile, 220.6kg of cocaine with 29 persons were also apprehended during 2017.

The estimated value was Rs. 4.4 million.

The PNB also said 38.1kg of hashish with 35 suspects were apprehended last year and the total estimated value was Rs. 763,400.
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