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Suspect arrested for throwing contraband into Welikada Prison

The Colombo Crime Division (CCD) yesterday arrested a suspect for attempting to throw contraband into the Welikada Magazine Prison over its walls.

The Police said the suspect attempted to throw 10 charged mobile phone batteries and a packet of heroin into the prison.

The prison officials seized 13 mobile phones from the Female Ward of the Welikada Prison complex during a search operation yesterday by the Prison Intelligence Unit.

The Unit found 13 mobile phones, seven SIM cards, 150 batteries, and two hands free headsets.

The Prison officers said these types of contraband could have been passed into the female ward over the wall at the rear of the complex.


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