AG indicts 26 for trafficking heroin | Daily News


AG indicts 26 for trafficking heroin

The Attorney General has filed indictments in the Negombo High Court against 26 including three Iranians for importing, possession and trafficking of 48.59 kg of heroin in 2016.

Sri Lanka Navy had seized the stock of heroin in the seas off the Negombo between January 1 and March 31. The Co-ordinating Officer to the Attorney General, State Counsel Nishara Jayaratne stated that the Attorney General had named 82 individuals as prosecution witnesses and listed 110 items as production items for the cases. The Attorney General (AG) had indicted the accused under the Poisons, Opium and Dangerous Drugs (Amendment) Act No. 13 of 1984.


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