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A 23-year old Bangladeshi woman was arrested by the Police Narcotic Bureau (PNB) with 32 kgs of heroin valued at around Rs 388 million in Ratmalana yesterday, Police Spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekera said.

He said initially the PNB officials had arrested the woman following a tip-off at a restaurant in Dehiwala at around 10.30 a.m on Saturday.

“ The police recovered 1 kg of heroin from the woman’s possession during the raid at the restaurant. Following the questioning of the woman, the PNB officials recovered another 31.3 kilos of heroin from a house at Ratmalana” SP Gunasekera said.

The woman was identified as Surjo Moni and would be produced in the Mount Lavinia Magistrate’s Court today.(Darshana Sanjeewa)

 

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  • Sampath Sunday, 16 December 2018 10:29 AM

    A man selling drugs in a moped in the guise as he sells salt in Kaldemulla and angulana area, the man brings from piliyandala, we dont want to cost our life complaining this to police because some low rank police officers too involved, over to any officiala read this.

    Marrikkar Sunday, 16 December 2018 10:30 AM

    Earlier kollanawa was heroin hub now its Rathmalana...

    Mahesha Sunday, 16 December 2018 10:33 AM

    Angulana to kaldemulla then straight ro piliyandala then it get distributed, most are comming by boat...

    Wise Donkey Sunday, 16 December 2018 10:51 AM

    It looks as if everyone is trying for a world record; a record haul in history! Good try lady, how did you manage to carry a load of 32 kg alone, a return of 388 million rupees for this even in 5000 note will be even heavier. I guess you must be weightlifter, bravo lady!

    Kugan Sunday, 16 December 2018 11:21 AM

    These are so called "tourists" lot of Pakistanis are living in Colombo making as hub


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