The Police says Nuwan Udaya Gunatilake alias Kudu Nuwan who was arrested this morning with 300 grams of heroin will be detained for a week for questioning.
Police Media Spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana told our news team that Kudu Nuwan is currently detained by the CID.
Police said the suspect has been engaged in drug dealing for a long time and he was arrested several times with drugs in his possession.
Kudu Nuwan was among the alleged attackers when a group of persons with Minister Mervin Silva stormed the Rupavahini Corporation and launched an assault on its workers in 2007.
Meanwhile Police Media Spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana said heroin is largely smuggled to Sri Lanka from Pakistan by concealing in containers.
He said this matter will be discussed with the Pakistan government to control this menace in the future.Related story published below :http://www.hirunews.lk/89883/kudu-nuwan-arrested