No details of the arrest of notorious underworld drug kingpin Makandure Madush and several other Sri Lankans had been reported to the Foreign Ministry yet, a senior Ministry official said.
He said no details had been received even relating to a person with a diplomatic passport.
However, the media reported that drug kingpin Makandure Madush and several other Sri Lankans were among a group of 25 suspects arrested in Dubai during a joint raid carried out by the law enforcement authorities.
He said the Ministry had inquired about the information from the Dubai Consular Generals’ office and the Abu Dhabi Embassy regarding such persons and about a diplomatic passport holder.
They have also confirmed that they had not been informed about such an incident officially.(Indika Sri Aravinda)