Written by Pavani Hapuarachchi
03 Feb, 2021 | 1:35 pm
COLOMBO (News 1st): A 22-year-old girl was arrested by Hanwella Police on Tuesday (02) for the possession of narcotics, Sri Lanka Police said on Wednesday (Feb. 03).
The 22-year-old female suspect was functioning as the local drug trafficker serving under famous drug dealer who goes by the alias, “Laliya” who operates from overseas, Police Spokesperson DIG Ajith Rohana said on Wednesday (Feb. 03).
During the arrest, 55 grams of Heroin, 35 grams of synthetic narcotic known as ICE, and 5 grams of Cannabis were recovered from the suspect’s possession, DIG Ajith Rohana noted.
Further, the police recovered a three-wheeler and a motorcycle used to distribute drugs in the Hanwella area.
The suspect will be produced at the Avissawella Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday (03) and Police is set to seek an order under the Dangerous Drugs Ordinance to detain the suspect in police custody for seven days for interrogation.
Hanwella Police are conducting further investigations.
Sri Lanka Police arrested 10 suspects in total, during anti-narcotics operations conducted islandwide on Tuesday (Feb. 02).
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