The police has busted a drug racket operating in and around several nightclubs in Colombo and seized drugs worth Rs. 600,000.
Police said a manager of a garment factory, a close friend of a defeated parliamentarian who had close connection with nightclubs and another man were arrested in connection with the drug racket.
Six people including two female employees of nightclubs and a basketball coach of a leading school had been arrested and released after being revealed that they were drug addicts.
Forty nine tablets of ecstasy and 200 LSD stamps were among the seized drug haul, police said.
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