Narcotic Pills haul: Chief suspect identified

Narcotic Pills haul: Chief suspect identified

Narcotic Pills haul: Chief suspect identified

Written by Staff Writer

31 Jul, 2019 | 9:12 am

Colombo (News 1st): The Chief suspect behind yesterday’s (July 30) discovery of a large haul of narcotic pills at the Central Mail Exchange, has been identified according to officials investigating the discovery.

An official said special investigations were being conducted to arrest the suspect, believed to be a resident of Colombo.

A suspect was arrested at the Central Mail Exchange yesterday (July 30) with narcotic pills worth over Rs. 15 million in his possession. Police said 3050 Ecstasy Pills were found concealed in a parcel at the Central Mail Exchange. The parcel had been sent from Portugal.

Police said the suspect who arrived at the Central Mail Exchange to obtain the parcel is believed to be the chief suspect’s accomplice. The 27-year-old, a resident of Colombo 14, is due to be produced before court today (July 31).

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