Woman arrested for smuggling drugs

Tuesday, 13 April 2021 - 16:38

A woman who visited an inmate detained at the New Magazine Prison today (13) has been arrested by the Prison Intelligence Unit on suspicion of possessing heroin which had been subtly concealed in the waistband of a pair of trousers brought to be handed over to the suspect.

Further investigations have revealed that the suspect is the wife of the prison inmate.

Prison spokesman Chandana Ekanayake stated that the suspect and the drugs were handed over to the Borella Police for further investigations.