225 kilos of Kerala ganja seized in Mannar and Medawachchiya

225 kilos of Kerala ganja seized in Mannar and Medawachchiya

225 kilos of Kerala ganja seized in Mannar and Medawachchiya

Written by Staff Writer

23 May, 2019 | 8:58 am

COLOMBO (News 1st) – Raids in Mannar and Medawachchiya led to the discovery of over 225 kilos of Kerala ganja and three suspects.

Police stated that two suspects in a car transporting 132 kg of Kerala ganja from Medawachchiya to Anuradhapura were arrested at a roadblock in Madawachchiya (May 22). The raid was carried out based on a tip-off from Naval intelligence unit. The suspects are 48 and 52-year-old residents of Anuradhapura.

They are to be produced before the Anuradhapura Magistrate court today(May 23).

Meanwhile, a stock of 93.07 kg of Kerala ganja was recovered from a private bus in Mannar. Police stated that the raid was carried out on a tip-off. The 33-year-old driver of the bus was arrested on suspicion.

He is to be produced before the Mannar magistrate court today.

 

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