Five arrested with heroin worth 1,080 million | Daily News

Five arrested with heroin worth 1,080 million

Five suspects including two US nationals have been arrested with over 90kg of heroin from a luxury housing complex in Colpetty.

The seized heroin haul is estimated to be worth around Rs 1,080 million.

The suspects were arrested along with the drugs inside an apartment in the first floor of the building while the heroin was found packed into 90 parcels, weighing one kilogram each.

This operation has been launched jointly by the Police Narcotics Bureau and the Police Special Task Force.

Suspects are  identified as , two Americans 29-years-old , 43-years-old, an Afghan 41-years-old.

The two local men arrested in the raid are aged 41-years-old and 39-years-old while they are both residents of Hikkaduwa, police said.


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