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* Chilaw SLPP councilor detained for abetting suspect drug-dealer
Tue, Apr 9, 2019, 11:51 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Apr 09, Colombo: The Negombo Magistrate's Court has allowed the Negombo Crime Investigation Division of Police to detain and interrogate a councilor of the Chilaw Urban Council, Stanley Louise for abetting a drug racket.

The police have arrested the SLPP councilor for abetting a suspect involved in the drug trade in Chilaw, Police Spokesman S.P. Ruwan Gunasekara said.

The Chilaw Police on 03rd March arrested two people with a kilogram and 8 grams of heroin in Katuwapitiya, Negombo.

Following the investigations on the arrests of the two suspects, the Negombo Crime Investigation Division arrested the Chilaw UC councilor in Dankotuwa yesterday.

Accordingly, he was produced before the Negombo Magistrate's Court today. The court ordered the councilor to be detained until April 14 for questioning by the police.


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