Drug-dealing suspect escapes from Ragama Hospital

Drug-dealing suspect escapes from Ragama Hospital

Drug-dealing suspect escapes from Ragama Hospital

Written by Staff Writer

30 Jun, 2014 | 5:15 pm

A suspect arrested on drug-dealing charges who was receiving treatment at the Ragama Hospital has escaped, evading prison guards on the premises.

According to the Police Media Unit, the suspect was being held under remand custody at the Mahara Prison on court orders.

The suspect, a resident of Borella, was arrested last week with over 1.5 kilogrammes of Heroin in his possession.

The police added that a joint operation by prison officials and police personnel is currently underway to arrest the suspect.

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