A mason who was riding on a motorcycle arrested by the officers of Organized Crime Division with 3.2kg of heroin during a special raid in Piliyandala last night.
Police Spokesman DIG Ajith Rohana said the suspect would be produced before the Kesbewa Magistrate seeking a 7-day detection order in terms of the provisions of the dangerous drugs ordinance to conduct further investigations.
It was revealed that this drug trafficking has been maniputated by a prominent drug trafficker who is in the remand custody.
"We are conducting anti-narcotics operations quite relentlessly to apprehend the drug traffickers and peddlers. Public can also alert the police through 118, 119 and 1997," DIG Rohana said.