Couple held for peddling cannabis | Daily News

Couple held for peddling cannabis

A couple selling cannabis to school students were arrested recently by Hettipola Police with 34 grams of cannabis in their possession.

The suspects were produced before Hettipola Magistrate M.F. Mahafy who fined the offenders Rs.15,000 as they pleaded guilty.

Hettipola Police OIC IP Ananda Rajapakse prosecuted. A Kurunegala police chief told the Daily News on Saturday that 3,456 suspects have been arrested for drug-related offences this year in the Kurunegala and Puttalam districts, of which 856 are school students.


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