Court issues detention orders for Ambalangoda suspect

Court issues detention orders for Ambalangoda suspect

Court issues detention orders for Ambalangoda suspect

Written by Staff Writer

31 Jan, 2016 | 9:58 pm

Court issued detention orders on January 31, for a suspect who was arrested for the alleged  possession of 20 kilogrammes of Heroin.The Balapitiya Magistrate ordered that the suspect be produced in court on February 6.

The stock of Heroin was seized following a tip off received by officers of the special bureau of the Ambalangoda Police. The police, with the help of an informant, seized the stock of heroin near the Madampe Hospital.

More drugs were allegedly  discovered when the suspect’s home was searched. The police seized 20 kilograms and 876 grammes of Heroin and one kilogramme and 100 grammes of Kerala Ganja, a potent variety of Marijuana.

The suspect is a 37-year-old fisherman residing in Ambalangoda.

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