CID prohibits sale of drug trafficker’s car | Daily News

CID prohibits sale of drug trafficker’s car

The Illegal Assets Investigation Division of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) has issued prohibition orders under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act on a vehicle seized by the police for transporting a consignment of drugs worth Rs.1110 million in Matara Weligama. STF personnel at Gonahena camp in a raid found a stock of 111 kilos of drugs.

After the raid, 13 people involved in the drug trafficking were arrested during investigations carried out by the Police Narcotics Bureau.

A person residing in Angoda Kotikawatta transporting the stock of heroin was arrested and it was revealed that the person had bought this vehicle with the money earned from drug trafficking. A police officer said that the lengthy investigation revealed that the car was purchased by the drug trafficker at a car sale in Colombo 6,on July 27 2020, for Rs.3,996,000 in name of another person resident at Thalgahawatte in Angoda.

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