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Wednesday, 12 June 2019 - 17:48
Indictments filed against 17 persons in connection with Heroin dealing
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The Attorney General’s Department has filed indictments against 17 persons including 9 Iranian nationals based on allegations of engaging in Heroin dealing, at the Negombo High Court.

Indictments have been filed under the Act on Dangerous Toxic substances and Opium for, being in possession of Heroin, importing it and dealing with the drug.

There were 48 kilograms and 587 grams of Heroin in the possession of these persons who were taken into custody in January of 2016.

Among the group arrested, apart from the 9 Iranians there were four Sri Lankans, and a Pakistani, an Indian and a Singaporean national.
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