Rs.118 Mn worth heroin seized, two arrested

Two suspects were arrested by the CID yesterday over the possession of 9 kg and 900 grams of heroin in Seruwawila, valued at Rs.118 million, the Police Media Spokesman’s Office said.

The Police told the Daily News that the raid was conducted based on a tip-off received by the Seruwawila Police. The suspects are a 34-year-old and 41-year-old males from Keselwatte and Mawaddichenai respectively.

The stash of drugs was packed in two large parcels and 20 smaller packages and hidden in a paddy store among sacks of paddy. Further investigations are being carried out by the CID.

 

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