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A swimming coach attached to a well-known girls’ school in Colombo and six others were yesterday arrested for the possession of drugs at a hotel in Mirissa, Weligama by the Police Narcotics Bureau in Matara.

Police recovered five grams of cocaine and three grams of hashish, when the suspects were arrested in a parked car in the hotel premises. The suspects were using the drugs when they were arrested, the police said.  (Krishan Jeewaka Jayaruk)


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  • Coconut Republic Monday, 02 January 2017 11:37 AM

    Oh, the swimming coach was teaching how to float without water. Interesting!

    Nina Kamal Monday, 02 January 2017 06:06 PM

    oh wow! A coach of a well-known girls school in Colombo!! What a sad state..., hope the girls are safe and he was not using any of those stuffs while coaching!

    Jack Monday, 02 January 2017 06:31 PM

    Ian Thorpe's coach was never arrested or charged. Ian had to leave swimming prematurely.


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