89 nabbed with narcotics at FB party

3 February 2019 11:21 am - 4     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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A total of 89 individuals including six women had been arrested for use or possessing narcotic drugs at a party organized through Facebook, at a hotel in Hingurakgoda last night.

Police Spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekera said the Police recovered narcotics such as Methamphetamine (Ice Meth), Opium, Kerala cannabis and narcotic tablets from the possession of the suspects.

The Police also recovered Rs. 128,000 in cash during the raid.

The arrested women were identified as residents of Kandy, Kurunegala, Trincomalee and Anuradhapura.

The suspects would be produced before the Hingurakgoda Magistrate today.(Darshana Sanjeewa)

  Comments - 4

  • concerned Sunday, 03 February 2019 12:02 PM

    When you become social without knowing your limits this the result! Facebook is like drugs also. first get ride of that.

    Bandara Sunday, 03 February 2019 12:42 PM

    There are teens travelling to upcountry by trains in groups who also in to group sexual activities I wonder what the parents doing?

    ICE Sunday, 03 February 2019 02:05 PM

    Parents are busy and occupied with Facebook!

    Dee Sunday, 03 February 2019 04:06 PM

    Wow! The results of high internet penetration. Good good. Let's move on village babes!


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