SI, port employee in cannabis racket further detained | Daily News


SI, port employee in cannabis racket further detained

Thambuththegama Magistrate Ramila Nadeeshani allowed the Police to detain the Police Special Task Force SI and a Colombo Port employee who was nabbed, while they were transporting 5.240 kg of Kerala cannabis.

The magistrate ordered Nochchiyagama Police to detain SI Sanjeewa Niroshan Wijeratne of Meerigama and Karunasena Chaminda of Veyangoda, a Colombo Port Employee, for another 72 hours, to interrogate them further to find out more details on the errant trade.

The two were arrested on Tuesday while they were travelling in a luxury vehicle near the Halmilla Tank in Nochchiyagama on a tip off. The cannabis was found hidden in the car.

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