Woman trying to smuggle heroin into courts arrested



By Pradeep Samarakoon


Policemen manning the checkpoint at the entrance to the Mount Lavinia Magistrate’s Court premises yesterday morning nabbed a woman attempting to smuggle in 26 satchets of heroin.


The suspect claimed that her imprisoned husband would be brought to the court yesterday and she wanted to see him. A woman constable grew suspicious and frisked the woman and found the narcotic inside her bra.


The packets contained a total of 660 milligrams of heroin, police said.


The suspect is a 26-year-old woman from Ratmalana.


The suspect would be produced before Mt. Lavinia Magistrate, police said.


Mount Lavinia police are conducting further investigations.


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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