Four held in plan to throw contraband over Welikada Prison wall | Daily News


Four held in plan to throw contraband over Welikada Prison wall

Four suspects arrested near the Magazine prison in Colombo for allegedly planning to throw drugs, mobile phones and other equipment to prison inmates were detained for questioning following an order by the Maligakanda Magistrate’s Court.

The suspects aged 28, 29, 34, 42 and the residents of the Seevalipura, Borella were produced before the Maligakanda Magistrate’s Court on June 26 and obtained Detaining Orders till July 2. Borella Police are continuing further investigations.

A suspicious parcel with 11.547 grams of Heroin, 8.540 grams of Ice (Crystal Methamphetamine), 32.594 grams of tobacco, mobile phone and mobile phone charger was discovered by the Police officers attached to the Borella police near to the Magazine prison’s parapet last Friday.

Four suspects were taken into custody with 9.128 grams of heroin from Seevalipura area on the same day.Further investigations revealed that they had planned to three throw mobile phones , 119 mobile phone batteries , 21 mobile phone chargers, among other items.

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