170kg of Kerala Ganja busted in Puttalam

170kg of Kerala Ganja busted in Puttalam

170kg of Kerala Ganja busted in Puttalam

Written by Staff Writer

22 Jan, 2020 | 12:19 pm

Colombo (News 1st) – Three suspects were arrested for the alleged possession of 170 Kgs of Kerala Ganja in Mudalama Puttalam.

The stock of Kerala ganja was seized following a raid carried out by the Anti-Narcotics Bureau in Puttalam based on a tip-off received by the Sri Lanka Navy. The Police said the stock of Kerala Ganja was concealed inside a bus bound from Jaffna to Colombo.

Meanwhile, A suspect was arrested at the Puttalam post office after a parcel that was addressed to him contained a narcotic substance called Moringa. The suspect was arrested following an inspection carried out by Anti-Narcotics Bureau when he had arrived to collect the parcel. 18 Kg of the Narcotics substance was seized by the police.

The Police stated the narcotics substance by the name of Moringa is popular in countries such as Ethiopia.

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