Cannabis in a Snake box; Man caught in the act

Cannabis in a Snake box; Man caught in the act

Cannabis in a Snake box; Man caught in the act

Written by Lahiru Fernando

19 Jun, 2016 | 9:30 pm

A person who was transporting Cannabis under the guise of transporting a snake, was arrested by police on the morning of Sunday June 19, based on a tip off.

The suspect, a 32-year-old resident of Tissamaharama, is alleged to have been carrying out the racket for a long period of time.

He had been travelling to Mahiyanganaya from Tissamaharama to make a sale. Following the arrest, the parcel of Cannabis was seized along with the snake. The seized parcel of Cannabis has been weighed at 445 grams.

While the suspect is due to be produced before court on Monday, June 19, according to our news correspondent, a large crowd had gathered at the Monaragala Police station to see the snake.

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