Hambantota excise OIC nabbed with 242Kg of Ganja

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The OIC of the Excise branch inHambanthota  was arrested with 242 kilo grams of cannabis yesterday. The OIC was said to be transporting the Cannabis from Thanamalwila to Colombo and was arrested at a checkpoint in Pahalawa on his way to Colombo.  According to source the OIC was involved in the smuglling of cannabis to Colombo where he would sell it to dealers for a high price.

The Cab and the OIC are now in Police custody. The Cab used to transport the cannabis also belonged to the Excise department. The suspect and the cab are to be produced before a magistrate.(Prasanna Pathmasiri)
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  • Ryan Monday, 12 September 2011 03:07 AM

    What about private sector ? Gahana gehili mattu unoth loweth ne lowi gaheth ne

    GSK Monday, 12 September 2011 03:05 AM

    top to bottom corruption, nepotism..... good going !!!

    Manu123 Monday, 12 September 2011 03:12 AM

    No .. He is doing his duty ... Ha haaaaaaaaa

    JR J Monday, 12 September 2011 03:23 AM

    was he framed, its very unlikely this could happen....

    misunderstood Monday, 12 September 2011 04:51 AM

    was he arrested because he was challenging ministerial monopoly???

    ajith Monday, 12 September 2011 07:17 AM

    Greed is a sickness and you'll finally end up in hell........
    and that moment you make your entire family a shame

    youngie Monday, 12 September 2011 07:43 AM

    I cant believe this. The OIC was transporting tea leaves. Wait and see when it goes to Colombo you will see that I am correct.

    palithaeka Sunday, 11 September 2011 08:50 AM

    Very sad, Government service has gone to dogs. For money they do anything.

    jaymiss Sunday, 11 September 2011 09:16 AM

    Wait, wait, pl. is it only Goverment service?..........Ha ha haaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa....

    Nagaragiri Kiththil Sunday, 11 September 2011 09:12 AM

    Too bad. He could not do even that with all the resources at hand.

    Mars Sunday, 11 September 2011 02:27 PM

    Oh what a shame OIC.

    bernard Sunday, 11 September 2011 03:53 PM

    He was too greedy. Didn't want to share with others.

    william Sunday, 11 September 2011 04:19 PM

    what's the bet he gets off the hook. Should be among the favored ones...

    Reader Sunday, 11 September 2011 05:35 PM

    Another Qualification for Common wealth Games

    Mohan Sunday, 11 September 2011 05:50 PM

    Be proud that at least ganja is made in SL instead of importing from China & India. ha ha

    Nina H Kamal Sunday, 11 September 2011 05:51 PM

    Fantastic.... go lanka go..... now why not expose names and whose ganja was he transporting, who tipped the check-post... oh, so many questions - when do we get answers???

    Ram Sunday, 11 September 2011 10:18 PM

    Politicos are leading the way for the government servants
    Ram

    freshmilk Sunday, 11 September 2011 10:38 PM

    Only in Siri Lanka......He he he!
    From the President to the government peon it is CORRUPTION!
    LANKAAWATA DEWI PIHITAII!


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