Two persons were arrested with 1.1 kilos of cocaine worth Rs. 20 million by the Excise Department officials in Avissawella this morning.
Commissioner General of Excise L.K.G. Gunawardena said the suspects were arrested following a raid carried out near the Thalduwa Bridge in Avissawella.
He said the arrested suspects, aged 25 and 34 were being questioned to arrest more suspects involved with the smuggling.(Darshana Sanjeewa)