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Friday, 13 June 2014 - 14:34
2 suspects arrested over the 85KG drug scam detained for 7 days.
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The Court has permitted police to detain the two suspects arrested with a cache of 85 kilograms of heroin yesterday and further question them for seven days.

Police Media Spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana said that accordingly police narcotic bureau officers have been questioning the suspects.

The two brothers of Tamil origin residing in Kotahena and Maradana areas were arrested during a special raid carried out by the STF in Kelaniya area on Wednesday.

The two suspects were transporting the cache of drug in a hybrid luxury vehicle at the time of the arrest.

However the Police Media Spokesman said investigations to be done to find out the destination and whether any foreign hand is involved in smuggling them to the country.
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