Two arrested with Kerala Ganja worth Rs. 50mn

22 May 2017 03:29 pm - 4     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


The Police Special Task Force arrested two suspects with 328 kilos of Kerala ganja valued at Rs. 50 million during a raid in Wellampitiya.
The consignment was seized when it was to be transported to another location from a house in Wellampitiya on Sunday night.

Two individuals, one who hid the ganja and the other who arrived at the site to transport the consignment, were arrested. A car at the premises was also taken into custody, police said.  

The raid was carried out by a team from STF headquarters following a tip-off received to SI R.P.N.U Piyaratne. Chief Inspector N.C. Gadgadeera conducted the raid on the direction of ASP D.P.U Kodithuwakku and the instruction of STF commandant DIG M.R. Lateef.

The arrested suspects and the Kerala ganja were handed over to the Police Narcotic Bureau for further action.

Meanwhile, three other suspects were arrested by the STF in during another raid in Grandpass where a micro pistol was taken into custody. (Darshana Sanjeewa)

  Comments - 4

  • ceylon Monday, 22 May 2017 03:59 PM

    no need to arrest because they release need to take the drugs to custody because soon it come back to market. via DM Android App

    KOLA KOTIYA Monday, 22 May 2017 04:26 PM

    destroy the drugs n destroy the suspects

    HASH Monday, 22 May 2017 05:01 PM


    sathees Monday, 22 May 2017 10:01 PM

    Why not legalize cannabis? This stuff is good for over 200 disease.

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