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* Sri Lanka police to confiscate property of two absconding drug dealers
Mon, Mar 3, 2014, 11:11 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Mar 03, Colombo: Sri Lanka police say that steps will be taken to confiscate the property of two Sri Lankan drug dealers trafficking drugs into the island.

The two suspects, identified as Wasantha Mendis and Vidura Zoysa, are absconding. The duo has been identified as the masterminds of an international drug trafficking racket.

A Liberian national who was arrested with 30 kilos of heroin and two residents of Hikkaduwa arrested with 10 kilos of heroin have revealed information about the two alleged drug dealers.

Police had recovered diamonds and gems worth of Rs. 15 million from a secure safe of Wasantha Mendis and identified bank accounts of Vidura Zoysa with deposits of around Rs. 30 million.

The Police said they are investigating the immovable property of the suspects and three more persons who handled their financial arrangements are to be arrested soon.

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