Massive Heroin raid in luxury apartment

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In one of the biggest raids in recent history on heroin distribution,police arrested three women and two men at a luxurious distribution point in the 2000 Plaza housing complex, Dehiwala yesterday.

The Luxurious house is believed to be one of the main distribution points of drugs to the country and is believed to have been operated by fugitive 'Wele Suda', who is reportedly operating the business from overseas.

The raid was carried out at around 2 PM yesterday by a special team on a tip off received by the Police. The apartment situated on the tenth floor is considered to be a hub for packaging and distribution of heroin. Police arrested three females alleged to have been packing the Heroin for retail sales. Police have also arrested two men aged 26 and 32 during the raid together with a 37 year old driver who is said to have been one of the distributors.

A luxury car which is believed to have been used by the gang to distribute Heroin has also been taken into custody together with cash amounting to some eight million rupees during the operation.

Police Spokesman Ajith Rohana said the Police are conducting further investigations into the operations of the gang. He also said that the drug operation in the country now was sophisticated with the use of modern technology, luxurious vehicles and modern apartments as opposed to traditional modes of distribution.  (Daily Mirror Online)
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  • Cynic Thursday, 26 April 2012 03:38 AM

    Which Silva is responsible?

    Nodrog Thursday, 26 April 2012 03:56 AM

    Well done and don't let them off the hook even if there is any VIP interference!

    lovesri Thursday, 26 April 2012 04:22 AM

    What are their marketing strategies, channels of distribution, agents and dealers, how do consumer behave ? police might need some marketing tactics to fully understand the business

    THE UNDERTAKER Thursday, 26 April 2012 03:52 AM

    SHOULD REST THE GUYS IN PIECES IN JAIL FOREVER

    niyaz Thursday, 26 April 2012 04:15 AM

    So what is going to happen now? The heroin will go missing and they will be back to business. This is just a hiccup. Unless the death sentence is brought for drug trafficking this scourge will never stop. If the president loves his country then he should start implementing it.

    Hamster Thursday, 26 April 2012 07:12 PM

    don't think there will be political involvement with something like that!!

    Ruatth Thursday, 26 April 2012 04:11 AM

    well done sri lanka police.we need to eradicate this

    Bigfoot Thursday, 26 April 2012 04:20 AM

    Near Sri Jayawardenapura, that is interesting.

    Putler Thursday, 26 April 2012 12:04 PM

    1 out of 1000 Others still in large

    Johny Thursday, 26 April 2012 12:06 PM

    Ha Ha

    Kondebandapucheena Thursday, 26 April 2012 05:31 AM

    Good Job Police and keep it up

    Bigfoot Thursday, 26 April 2012 05:51 AM

    The needle of the compass pointing at the correction direction, not magnetic.

    faqi Thursday, 26 April 2012 10:05 PM

    Heroin is a class A drug and it destroys peoples lives. Long prison sentences for the convicted would be ideal. 25 years would be a good sentence. Users & addicts need to put in rehab & treated , not punished

    Renu Thursday, 26 April 2012 12:28 PM

    To pay bills in S'Pore

    abu Thursday, 26 April 2012 12:22 PM

    well done. One good news from police.

    John Thursday, 26 April 2012 06:23 AM

    By even those escorting the drug barons out by helicopter.....

    Fair N Square Thursday, 06 September 2012 07:46 AM

    correction..low class work by lower class people. How can they be termed high class? They are a menace to society, see the youth gone astray... at what price does luxury come I wonder... lock em up n throw the keys for good.. IF u cant prosecute em and hang em...

    Fair N Square Thursday, 06 September 2012 07:49 AM

    why not the users be punished...? They do know the consequences and still end up doing it.. There was a 1st time for it . Had they chosen to not proceed, they wont be addicts.

    For one's own mistake the society is NOT responsible....

    piyal Thursday, 06 September 2012 08:03 AM

    if you have the will you can do it
    good sign and let it cascade down to others as well
    its not difficult matter of eagerness

    Zahir Friday, 27 April 2012 01:21 AM

    Go through the chain any you can catch the exact importer/smuggler
    But this will not go beyond this. Again police will catch a grass root level distributor

    Malin Thursday, 26 April 2012 06:59 AM

    WELL DONE.let the polticians out from the investigation.

    Calistus Jayatilleke Thursday, 26 April 2012 01:23 PM

    Low class work by high class people.

    shantha madawela Thursday, 26 April 2012 08:38 AM

    luckily no political involvements up to now.....

    dave Thursday, 26 April 2012 08:48 AM

    They will close this case at last, because Silva's name is connected to somewhre in this case.

    You see...

    dagobert Thursday, 26 April 2012 03:16 PM

    Appreciate the good detection.

    Dalu Banda Thursday, 26 April 2012 10:05 AM

    But they still could not catch the "Katugee Horu".

    ULM ali Thursday, 26 April 2012 03:46 PM

    Asia wonder, drugs free country to make a long way to go,but everything depends on bribe.


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