Heroin trafficker arrested with a firearm

Tuesday, 15 May 2018 - 18:45

Police have arrested a drug trafficker in Galpothugoda in Pugoda.
The arrest was made following a raid conducted by Police Narcotic Bureau yesterday.
The detected 151.1g of heroin, a foreign-made firearm and 13 ammunition from the suspect.
The suspect aged 41 and was a resident of Galpothugoda.
On information provided by him, police attempted to arrest another drug trafficker.
However, he was able to flee abandoning the car in which he came.
Later police found 500g of heroin in the car.
The suspect was identified as a resident of Ranaala.