Narcotics distributing couple held in Kandy | Daily News

Narcotics distributing couple held in Kandy

A couple who were distributing narcotics in and around Kandy in a car during the travel restriction period claiming they were taking their five year old child to hospital were arrested by Kandy Police Anti-Corruption Unit at Louis Peiris Mawatha yesterday.

The Police had found Rs.2.2 million and 60 grams of narcotics in their possession. The couple had wrapped the five-year-old child in a cloth to show that that the child was ill to mislead the police.Police investigations have revealed that the child who was taken into custody by the police was from the first marriage of the 40 year old woman suspect.The woman suspect and the other suspect arrested is said to have having an illicit affair. They had been staying at a hotel in Kandy and had carried out the racket, police said. Investigations revealed that the two were educated at a leading boys’ and girls’ school in Kandy.


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