A cat used for the transport of heroin to Welikada Prison (Photos)

Saturday, 01 August 2020 - 20:42

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Prison officials have located a cat suspected to have been used to transport heroin to Welikada Prison.

A prisoner who had tied something around the neck of a cat in front of the prison and when it was examined by a prison intelligence officer and it was revealed that the parcel contained heroin.

The cat had been found with 1.7 grams of heroin, 2 SIM cards and a memory chip tied around the neck, by officers today.

Prisons Commissioner (Administration) Chandana Ekanayake stated that the cat was handed over to the Borella Police for further investigations.