POLICE LOG | Daily News


 

POLICE LOG

Held for heroin possession

The Organized Crime Division, acting on a tip-off, arrested a couple with 100.983 grams of heroin from Wennawatta, yesterday.

The suspects are of the ages 27 and 42 year and are residents of Wellampitiya.

They were produced before the Colombo Chief Magistrate’s Court, yesterday.

The Organized Crime Division is investigating.

Arrested with heroin

A suspect was arrested with 22g of heroin close to the Bondupitiya Junction by the Horana Special Task Force, yesterday.

The suspect is a 39-year-old resident of Bondupitiya.

He was handed over to the Welipenna Police for further investigations.

He was produced before the Mathugama Magistrate’s Court.

Welipenna Police are investigating.

Held with bushmeat

Five suspects were apprehended with 5.31 kilograms of bushmeat and a firearm while hunting near the Nuwaragala Reservoir in Lathugala, yesterday.

The raid was carried out by Uhana Police.

The seized bushmeat was handed over to the Ampara Wildlife Conservation Department branch for further investigations.

The suspects are between the ages of 32 and 44 and are residents of the same area.

They were produced before the Ampara Additional Magistrate’s Court, yesterday. Puttalam police are investigating.

Cannabis chena detected

A cannabis chena cultivated in a 1/4-acre land in the Uswetiya area was discovered by the Udawalawa Police Special Task Force, yesterday.

Three thousand cannabis saplings were taken into custody and handed over to the Koslanda Police for further investigations.

The saplings are to be handed over to the Department of Ayurveda on a court order. Koslanda Police are investigating.

Arrested with Kerala cannabis

Two suspects were arrested with 3.195 kilograms of Kerala cannabis from Millawatta by Batapola Police.

The suspects are of the ages 25 and 40 and are residents of Kahaduwa and Batapola. They were produced before the Balapitiya Magistrate’s court, yesterday.

Batapola Police are investigating.

Held with ‘goda’

Ingiriya Police, acting on a tip-off, arrested a suspect with 1,438 liters (8 barrels) of ‘goda’ from Kurana.

The suspect had stored the illicit liquor on a 40-acre land.

The suspect is a 60-year-old resident of Hadapangoda.

He was produced before the Horana Magistrate’s Court, yesterday.

Ingiriya Police are investigating.

Apprehended with hand grenade

A suspect was apprehended with a hand grenade from the Kumbagoda area, yesterday. The raid was carried out on a tip-off by Ambilipitiya Police.

The suspect, identified as a 37-year-old resident of the same area, was produced before the Ambilipitiya Magistrate’s Court, yesterday.

Ambilipitiya police are investigating.

Man drowns in lake

A person drowned at a lake near the Dipangoda Bridge, yesterday. The victim was identified as a resident of the Homagama area.

Police and residents of the area rendered assistance to find a corpse of the deceased. Mattegoda Police are investigating.

Arrested for narcotics possession

A suspect was arrested with 22 grams of heroin close to the Bondupitiya Junction by the Horana Special Task Force, yesterday. The suspect, along with the seized heroin was handed over to the Welipenna Police for further investigations.

The suspect is 39-year-old resident of Bondupitiya. He was produced before the Mathugama Magistrate’s Court, yesterday. Welipenna Police are investigating.

Child dies in elephant attack

A 16-year-old child died in an elephant attack that took place in the Pahalarathkida area in Giradurukotte, yesterday.

The body of the deceased has been placed at the Giradurukotte Hospital after a Magisterial Inquiry and postmortem was carried out yesterday.

Giradurukotte Police are investigating.


Visit Kapruka.com Sri Lanka's Largest online shop. Over 125,000 unique categories such as Fresh Flowers, Cakes, Food, Jewllery, Childrens Toys and other Sri Lankan e-commerce categories. Low delivery cost to most cities here and free delivery in Colombo.