12 Narcotics Officers produced in courts on charges for drug trafficking

Thursday, 02 July 2020 - 15:47


12 Narcotics Officers from the Police Narcotics Bureau, who were arrested by the CID, were produced before the Colombo Magistrate's Court today, just a short while ago.

They are to be charged for Drug Trafficking.

This is the first time in the country's history that a group of officers of the Police Narcotics Bureau has been charged with such a large scale drug trafficking offence.

The Criminal Investigation Department and the State Intelligence Service have launched an extensive investigation into allegations that a group of police Narcotics Bureau officers were involved in drug trafficking.