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Five held for drug peddling

Five persons have been taken into custody allegedly on charges of dealing drugs on the “Easy cash” system by Kurunegala police officers on Saturday.

The suspects had been travelling in a car on the Kurunegala - Colombo main road near the Navinna junction.

At the time when the police carried out the raid on a tip-off there were six persons in the car including two males, two females and two children. The police could find 14 grams and 240 mg of heroin along with Rs 1,375,000 from the possession of the four adults.

After questioning these suspects, police have taken another person, who is said to have supplied drugs to them, into custody. The supplier is a resident of Maeliya area while the other four suspects are residents of the Kurunegala town.

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