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Two drug-peddlers apprehended

Two suspects transporting Kerala cannabis by car were apprehended at Saththurukondan by Batticaloa Police, recently. The police, upon receiving a tip-off, had arrested the suspects near a filling station on the Batticaloa - Trincomalee main road.

The suspects are of the ages 30 and 38, and are residents of Malkaduwewa, Kurunegala. Two kilograms of the drugs, as well as two mobile phones, were seized at the time of their arrest. Five hundred grams of cannabis was hidden under one of the seats.

Following interrogations, the suspects had confessed to having smuggled the contraband from Batticaloa. Police are investigating.


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