A night club female dancer donned with cobra on her body posing a threat to the safety of others was arrested by the Colpetty Police.
Police Media Spokesman's Office said that a 21-year old woman, a resident of the Ormansal colony in Danthurey, was thus apprehended yesterday along with the cobra.
Since the woman was faintish at the time of the arrest, the police has by now begun investigations as to whether she was in this condition as a result of using some drug.
The police is also conducting investigation as to whether in the alternative she had been stung by the Cobra or afflicted with a mental illness.
However the woman is receiving treatment at the Colombo National hospital under police protection.
It is said that after this incident was reported to the Fort Court, the Magistrate visited the Colombo National Hospital and remanded the suspect till 30th instant.
on Court order, the cobra is scheduled to be handed over to the Dehiwela zoo.