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Facebook party: 77 youths arrested

Police arrested Seventy seven youths including 17 females during a raid on a Facebook party in the Pannipitiya area on Sunday night.

The raid has been carried out by the Maharagama Police due to the use of illegal drugs, including synthetic drug pills.

The suspects are residents of Colombo, Gonagala, Akurana, Wattala, Pannipitiya and Battaramulla. Seventy three suspects were ordered to be released when they were produced before the Gangodawila Magistrate yesterday.

Two suspects who were in possession of cannabis were ordered to be remanded till today (10) while another youth was ordered to be remanded till March 11 for possession of drugs.

The organizer of the Facebook party was also ordered to be remanded till March 18 by the Magistrate yesterday.

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