Two big heroin busts amounting to Rs 20 mn



by Pradeep Samarakoon and Chaminda Silva


Police have detected heroin with a street value of Rs. 20 million in two drug busts. In the first detection a male drug dealer was nabbed at Armour Street, Colombo with one kilo and 272 grams of heroin.


According to police the 34-year-old suspect, a resident of Grandpass, had been dealing in heroin for quite sometime.


In the second detection, police arrested a female drug dealer at Kesbewa with 567 grams and 230 milligrams of heroin. A resident of Borella, she is aged 40.The raids were conducted on the instructions of Western Province Anti-vice Division OIC T. M. T. Samaratunga by Sergeant Ananda and constables Perera, Chaturanga and Gayan.


These are the biggest detections made by the unit so far this year.


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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