The Walana Anti Vice Squad arrested eleven men and four women for distributing drugs near schools, the police said. The raids were carried out in Maharagama, Grandpass, Maligawatta, Keselwatta and Kahathuduwa.
Police Media Spokesman Preshantha Jayakody said that the suspects have been handed over to the respective area police stations to take legal action against them.
Earlier this week, 24 suspects were arrested during similar raids carried out in Moratuwa, Wellawatta and Grandpass, SP Jayakody said. (SD)