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Friday, 18 January 2019 - 13:25
The 2 suspects arrested for possession of the largest haul of heroin questioned by detectives from Bangaledesh
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6 detectives from Bangladesh’s Narcotic Control Department arrived in Colombo yesterday to carry out an interrogation of the two Bangladeshi nationals who were arrested yesterday.

The two suspects had, in their possession the largest stock of heroin to be seized in sri lanka’s history

the Bangladeshi officials had gathered vital information relating to the  suspects before flying into Colombo.

they exchanged that information with their Sri Lankan counterparts this morning.

A spokesman from the Narcotics Bureau stated that the team from Bangladesh will remain here until 21st of January .

They are scheduled to meet with the IGP at 3 this afternoon.

278 kilograms of heroin with a face value of nearly 3 thousand 336 million rupees were seized in Dehiwala on December 31 last year.

In addition, another stock of cocaine with a face value of over 75 million rupees was seized from the same safe house where the two Bangladeshi nationals were residing.

Meanwhile, it has been revealed that a Bangladeshi woman was responsible for giving directives to the two suspects.

The Narcotic Bureau said that police believe this woman is the mastermind of the local narcotic distribution network.

Police have received a court order for her arrest.

Interpol has been made aware of the case.

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