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)