June 04, Colombo: The Panadura divisional law enforcement unit has arrested three suspects with 14 kilograms of Kerala cannabis and a foreign-made firearm.
The police found 14 kilograms of Kerala cannabis worth Rs. 3.5 million in their possession at the time of their arrest and using interrogation the suspects have revealed the information on the foreign-made firearm. The police also have seized ammo with the 12-bore weapon found in their possession.
The suspects aged 27, 31 and 40 years are residents of Kalutara North and Wadduwa.
Preliminary investigations have revealed that the suspects have previously served sentences for murder charges and have been engaged in drug dealing for a long time.
The suspects will be produced before the Kalutara Magistrate's Court today.