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Illegal drug pills worth Rs 2.1 mn netted

One person was arrested in Wellampitiya, Kolonnawa for having 1,475 Yaba pills worth of Rs.2.1 million.

The arrest was made following a raid conducted by officers attached to Organised Crime Prevention Division .The suspect was identified as a 35-year-old resident of Kolonnawa.

He was produced to the Colombo Magistrate’s Court yesterday.

Those tablets contain a mixture of methamphetamine and caffeine.The most common names for yaba are crazy medicine and Nazi speed.

Yaba is an illegal drug because it contains methamphetamine.Yaba is sold as tablets.