A security officer of a leading school in Kuliyapitiya was arrested with 6 packets of heroin weighing 2.8 grams today, the police said.
The Kuliyapitiya Police arrested the 32-year old suspect, a resident of Ilukhena, when he was selling the drug outside the school while it was in session.
Police said they had received several complaints from parents that the drug had been circulating amongst the students over a period of time.
The suspect will be produced before the Kuliyapitiya Magistrate’s Court.(Darshana Sanjeewa and Dinesh Upendra)