Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Owners of the heroin stock seized in Sri Lanka identified
Sat, Jun 14, 2014, 12:25 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

June 14, Colombo: Sri Lanka Police Special Task Force and the Criminal Investigation Department which investigate the seizure of a large supply of heroin recently from Kelaniya close to Colombo have found that the stock belonged to two kingpins of the drug trade in the island.

The two drug dealers have been identified as Wele Suda and Mohammed Siddik. They are believed to be hiding in foreign countries and Interpol has issued warrants to arrest them.

The Police believe Wele Suda and Siddik are hiding in Pakistan, Dubai or Singapore. It has been revealed that they are remotely controlling the drug trading in Sri Lanka communicating over the phones.

Police arrested two siblings with the massive stock of over 85 kilos which was being transported. However, the suspects were found to be mere transporters while the dealers are abroad.

Investigations have revealed that the drugs have been imported from Pakistan hidden in containers.

** Related Story :: Massive heroin haul seized in Sri Lanka

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Sri Lanka is keen to attract foreign investment to stimulate growth - Finance Minister
-- [4 minutes ago]
Senior Sri Lankan lawyer says it's unethical to impose conditions to support reforms
Sri Lanka Securities and Exchange Commission commences probe into closed files
Sri Lankan government pledges to work to implement 27 international conventions to regain GSP Plus
Sri Lankan motorcyclists protest against ban on full face helmets
Sri Lanka police raid house in Colombo and arrest persons accused of producing defamatory documentary
Sri Lanka's Marxist party wants the next general election under proportional system
Free Wi-Fi from tomorrow at 26 public locations in Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka extends terms of local government bodies
UN Special Rapporteur arrives in Sri Lanka today on a six-day visit

Copyright © 2000, 2014 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.