President Maithripala Sirisena today extended his gratitude to the officials of the Police Narcotic Bureau (PNB) and the Special Task Force (STF) for seizing the largest ever heroin haul in Sri Lanka.
He said the detection of the heroin haul was a great contribution done for the future generations of the country. “I always give my blessings and fullest support to thwart attempts of illegal drug smuggling," he said.
A large heroin haul weighing 294.4 kilogrammes valued at more than Rs. 3,533 million, the largest heroin detection ever made in Sri Lanka, was seized by the PNB and STF officials this morning.