500g of drugs seized in operations on Tuesday (13)

500g of drugs seized in operations on Tuesday (13)

500g of drugs seized in operations on Tuesday (13)

Written by Staff Writer

14 Jul, 2021 | 2:15 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st); A large number of Police Officers have been deployed to perform duties in respect of Covid-19, Senior DIG Ajith Rohana told News1st.

‘We have not given up our conventional and traditional duties such as anti-narcotic operations, criminal investigations, and traffic management,’ he added.

Yesterday anti-narcotic operations were conducted across the country and the sub-unit of the Police Narcotic Bureau of Mannar had arrested a 30-year-old individual, along with 420 grams of ICE(Methamphetamine), the Senior DIG said.

‘The headquarter inspector of Polonnaruwa had received information about drug transportation. Accordingly, he had conducted a special roadblock on the bridge of Manampitiya and a suspicious vehicle had been checked by the Police team. A 32-year-old individual of the Hunupitiya area has been arrested along with 57 grams of Heroin and 14 grams of Ice (Methamphetamine) along with a motor car,’ he said.

The total weight of the narcotic substances recovered yesterday is said to be 500 grams while it was valued at Rs.5 million.

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