Heroin worth over Rs 1bn busted in Kurunegala

Heroin worth over Rs 1bn busted in Kurunegala

Heroin worth over Rs 1bn busted in Kurunegala

Written by Staff Writer

02 Feb, 2020 | 3:52 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st):- Two suspects who were transporting heroin in a motor vehicle has been arrested by the Police Narcotics Bureau in Kurunegala. The police said that over a kilogram of heroin was seized from the suspect’s possession. The heroin is valued at more than a billion rupees.

The arrested duo aged 45 and 42 have been identified as residents of Kaikawala, Matara and Thanayama road in Mahawa.

The PNB stated that the suspects will be detained and interrogated for six days under detention orders.

Investigations are also being carried out using the call reports of the arrested suspects in order to trace the individuals who’ve maintained connections with them.

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