Update: Top level drug dealer arrested in Negombo

Update: Top level drug dealer arrested in Negombo

Update: Top level drug dealer arrested in Negombo

Written by Staff Writer

11 Mar, 2015 | 8:51 am

A top level drug dealer with 5.14 kilograms of heroin has been arrested in Negombo.

The suspect was arrested subsequent to a raid conducted by the Police anti-Narcotics Bureau.

The investigation was carried out by the director of the police anti- Narcortics Bureau , SSP Kamal Silva under the direct supervision of Senior DIG of the western province Pujith Jaysundara.

According to the police, the suspect in connection has been involved in this trade since 1990.

Further investigations have been launched in connection to the incident by the Police anti-Narcotics Bureau.

A TOP drug dealer was arrested by the Police Anti-Narcotics Bureau in Negombo along with 5kg of heroin.

The Police said the suspect’s son was also arrested for his involvement in the racket.

This large scale drug dealer was arrested following several raids conducted by the Police Anti-Narcotics Bureau over several days.

The Police said that the suspect runs many other businesses including a jewelery store in the Negombo area.

Police also believe that the suspect has been peddling drugs since 1990.

ASP Ruwan Gunesekara said “The Police apprehended an individual with 14 grams and another with in possession with 250 grams of heroin and later from Katana area as well which lead to arresting the chief suspect. The culprits closest relatives are being analyzed as to how money was deposited.”

 

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