Drug-related arrests made in Aduruppuweediya and Wellawatte

Drug-related arrests made in Aduruppuweediya and Wellawatte

Drug-related arrests made in Aduruppuweediya and Wellawatte

Written by Staff Writer

24 May, 2015 | 2:17 pm

Three individuals have been arrested in raids carried out on various establishments allegedly engaged in drugs rackets in Colombo.

The Police Media Unit said the arrests were made by the Wellawatta and Aduruppuweediya police. One suspect who was a  37 year-old resident of Dehiwala, was arrested while allegedly transporting 50g of heroin in front of the Global Towers hotel in Wellawatte.

Two more suspects were arrested from the areas in Jinthupitiya and Aduruppuweediya with a total of 30g of Heroin in their possession.

They were residents of Vavuniya and Pussellawa.

The Police Media Unit said all three suspect are currently being questioned under detention orders.

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