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Rs.100 m worth heroin seized

The Police Special Task Force (STF) Intelligence Unit of Rajagiriya on a tip-off seized 10 Kilogrammes of heroin valued at nearly Rs.100 million from Wanawasala, Kelaniya last morning. One suspect has been taken into custody along with the drugs. STF officers also recovered seven Kilogrammes of Kerala Cannabis from his possession during the raid.

The 44-year-old suspect is a resident of the Wanawasala area and was handed over to the Police Narcotic Bureau (PNB) for further investigations. “He will be questioned on a seven-day detention order after being produced before the courts,”PNB said.

During a joint raid with the Sri Lanka Navy, the PNB also seized 74 kilogrammes of heroin and 66 kilogrammes of ‘ice’ from the seas off Galle on Saturday. The estimated value of these drugs is Rs. 1.4 billion.

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Man arrested with 10 million worth heroin & Kerala Cannabis (16:08)

Police Special Task Force (STF) Intelligence Unit of Rajagiriya on a tip-off arrested 10 Kilograms of heroin and seven Kilograms of Kerala Cannabis along with one suspect at the Wanawasala, Kelaniya area this morning.  

Arrested heroin is said to be valued at Rs. 100 million.

The 44-year-old suspect is a resident of Wanawasala area and has been handed over to the Police Narcotic Bureau (PNB) for further investigation.


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