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* Suspect arrested with over 2 kg of heroin in Avissawella
Sat, Oct 1, 2022, 11:38 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Oct 01, Colombo: The police have arrested an individual with two kilograms and 65 grams of heroin in the Wattekade area of Avissawella.

The suspect was arrested during a raid conducted on information received by the officers of Avissawella Divisional Intelligence Division.

The police arrested the suspect while he was traveling on a motorcycle with the parcel containing heroin.

During the questioning of the suspect, police were able to find another parcel of heroin buried in his garden. Also the police found nearly 2.4 million rupees in cash suspected to have earned from drug trafficking and an electronic scale.

The 36-year-old suspect is a resident of Avissawella.

 

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