Wele Suda’s alleged drug distributors remanded

By Madura Ranwala

Two accomplices of notorious drug kingpin, Welle Suda, had been arrested by the Police Narcotic Bureau (PNB) and they had been remanded till December 04 by the Mahara Magistrate yesterday, Police Spokesman SSP Ajith Rohana said.

Senior Superintendent Ajith Rohana said suspects, Dilipa Chaminda Kumara Jayasinghe of Enderamulla and Sinnappan John of Agrapatana had been arrested following a tip-off received by the PNB.

 The SSP said that they had distributed 25 kilos of heroin with a street value of Rs. 150 million, but they did not have narcotics in their possession at the time of arrest.

 Asked why the police had not been able to arrest Samantha Kumara alias. Welle Suda operating from overseas, the SSPā€ˆadmitted that they had not been able to locate Welle Suda even with the support of INTERPOL.

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