Written by Staff Writer
10 Feb, 2019 | 1:47 pm
COLOMBO (News 1st) – Drug trafficker identified as Chanuka Madushanka aka ‘Olumara’ was arrested with a stock of heroin weighing 2 grams and 300mg.
According to Police, eleven other suspects who had come to purchase heroin were also arrested.
Police noted that they were arrested last night at a house in the Lunuwila area in Kirimetiyana.
The apprehended suspect “Olumara” was released from court on bail only a few months ago.
The suspects are to be produced before the Marawila Magistrates court today(February 10).
Meanwhile, the drug peddler dubbed “Andarewatte Chamara” was arrested by Special Task Force in the Mahawatta area in Grandpass early this morning(February 10).
Police said that a live grenade and 5g of heroin were found in his possession at the time of his arrest.
It has been revealed that the suspect is involved in drug peddling with Dematagoda Chaminda.
Police further noted that Andarewatta Chamara conducted the drug racket with the help of drug kingpin “Makandure Madush” and “Angoda lokka”.
The suspect was already a wanted criminal with regard to incidents of threatening and extortion when he was arrested by STF.
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