Gang member arrested with 60kg of heroin

Gang member arrested with 60kg of heroin

Written by Staff Writer

01 Jan, 2019 | 1:58 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st) – A notorious underworld gang member named Ihalagamage Dharshana alias I.D has been arrested by the STF. He was arrested opposite the Army Sri Maha Bodhi Temple in Panagoda, Homagama.

The STF confirmed that the arrested suspect is a henchman of Amal Chaminda alias Anju. A live grenade, a vehicle and over 60kg of heroin were also seized from the suspect’s possession.

Interrogations revealed that the arrested individual had also engaged in smuggling drugs for the underworld gang leader, Dhanushka Thotuwila alias Saiyma. The Police further noted that cases previously filed for murder and other crimes against this suspect are continuing.

The suspect has been handed over to the Police Narcotics Bureau for further investigation.

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