Man arrested with Rs.10mn worth heroin

10 March 2017 06:15 am - 1     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


A 33-year-old man was arrested with 1.3 kilograms of heroin worth Rs.10 million by the Police Narcotic Bureau (PNB) last night, Police said.

The suspect was arrested near College Street, Kotahena with the haul. Police found a digital scale which was used to weigh the heroin and Rs. 60,000 in cash allegedly earned from selling the drug.

The suspect is to be produced before the Hulfsdrop Magistrate’s Court today. Police believe the heroin was given to the suspect by someone who recently traveled to the country. (Chaturanga Pradeep)

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  • Laljee/Qatar Saturday, 11 March 2017 08:19 AM

    This has become a daily scenario now adays . But this may be a tip of the iceberg. We should implement death penalty like in many countries set aside sanhindiyawa and Buddhist values.And also government should destroy these drugs in the presence of the public after producing to the courts.

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