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Three arrested with 1kg of heroin and 9MM revolver

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Three suspects have been arrested with 1 kg of heroin during a raid in Welipenna early this morning, police said.

They said the Kalutara Division Unsolved Crimes Unit officers initially arrested two suspects with 700 grams of heroin while being transported in a motor car at Madawala in Welipenna.

After questioning the suspects, the police raided a house which they were residing on a rental basis. During the search of the house, the police arrested a suspect and recovered another 300 grams of heroin and a 9MM revolver. They also seized a motorcycle which suspected to have been used for heroin smuggling.

The arrested suspects, aged between 21 and 29 were identified as residents of Bandaragama and Moratuwa.(Darshana Sanjeewa Balasuriya)



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  • dickie bird Friday, 01 May 2020 10:30 PM

    Excellent work. Well done Police !!!!!!!!!!!! These officers must be handsomely rewarded.

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