Bus conductor arrested with heroin

By Cyril Wimalasurendre 

KANDY – A Kandy police vice branch, acting on a tip-off, arrested a conductor of the Sri Lanka Transport Board (SLTB) near the Yatinuwara bus depot with 1,150 mg of heroin in his possession. 

Police believe that the conductor of a Kandy-Colombo bus was in the habit of purchasing heroin in Colombo to supply to his customers in the hill capital. 

The raid was conducted by a team of policemen led by Inspector Thusitha Dombagammana, on the directions of DIG Mahinda Ekanayake. 

The team also included SI B. Bandara, PS Dharmaratne, PS Jayasighe, PC Weerasinghe and PC Dissanayake.

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