A 37-year-old suspect was arrested with 1.10 kgs of heroin valued at more than Rs. 12 million by the officials of the Organized Crimes Prevention Division in Kesbewa today.
Police Spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekera said the suspect was arrested when he was transporting the heroin haul in a car at William Jayasuriya Mawatha in Kesbewa at around 10.30 am following a tip off.
The police also recovered Rs. 6.19 million in cash when the arrest was made. The suspect, who has residences at Piliyandala and Kesbewa, would be produced in the Kesbewa Magistrate's Court tomorrow. (Darshana Sanjeewa)