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Island wide raids against drugs were carried out successfully and more than 11690 individuals have been arrested while possessing heroin, babul and cannabis in these raids since October 13th, DIG Sisira Mendis, Director of the Police Narcotic Bureau told Daily Mirror 

He added that 4 kgs of heroin, 7400 kgs of cannabis and 1680 kgs of babul were recovered by the police during this time period.

The police will continue these raids in its initiative to curb the spread of drugs and drug abuse in the country, DIG Mendis said. (S.D)

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  • TDDC Saturday, 06 November 2010 08:57 AM

    Would be that UK is protecting all out evils like US protects the evils of Cuba?

    Anton Saturday, 06 November 2010 08:59 AM

    Only the sprats are caught but not the KILLER SHARK who raises either his left or the right leg whenever he passes a lamp post in Kelaniya.

    Henry Sunday, 07 November 2010 07:20 PM

    Kelaniya is the place they should raid, where they can catch the king-pins of the drug trade in Sri Lanka.

    Observer Saturday, 06 November 2010 11:52 AM

    Very nice thing to hear. If the autorities could maintain this operation for the next 2-3 years without giving up, then surely we can hope for a better future for our children. Wellampitiya area is infested with drug dealers and users as well. I know there's a small boutique selling Ganja in Weley-watte and even the thre- wheel guys knows about it. Wish the authorities bust this sale point too.

    sw Saturday, 06 November 2010 01:34 PM

    Only 4kg of heroine and lots of small fry, what about the kingpins, some of whom are well known.

    Mahinda Ratapata Saturday, 06 November 2010 04:27 PM

    Do we have any supposedly Doctors or Silvas in this catch?

    bill Sunday, 07 November 2010 11:54 AM

    good work keepup.

    DHA Saturday, 06 November 2010 06:36 AM

    wow....this drug treat is worst than L.T.T.E war....!!!

    muhammed Monday, 08 November 2010 04:00 AM

    government will find the drugs and finally they will sell it in a large scale ....................................with few distributors

    saas Saturday, 06 November 2010 07:03 AM

    After long time the police has awaken up..............good move

    Kumudu Sunday, 07 November 2010 04:12 AM

    In one day, all can be arrested rehabilitated and resettled under the Supervision of Mr.Silva, and other leaders ...... who is concern tharunaya hettak.

    Fair n Square Saturday, 06 November 2010 07:08 AM

    get KUDU Lal back to SL. He was escorted to the airplane by a senior politico. Sri-Lanka- INTERPOL where r u? and how funny the UK embassy granted him a visa and will not issue one to genuine travelers. MI -5 Where r u too?

    Boobamba Saturday, 06 November 2010 07:22 AM

    Great effort. Well done!!!

    pbj Saturday, 06 November 2010 07:22 AM

    Laws are spider webs through which the big flies pass and the little ones get caught. - Honore de Balzac

    Calistus Jayatilleke Saturday, 06 November 2010 07:37 AM

    But, we know that Kudu Lal's benefactor and Boss is still roaming around free and even attending the Parliament as a deputy minister!

    sujeewa Saturday, 06 November 2010 07:48 AM

    good move.mahinda chintanaya really work.pls dont give up the target.sujeewa

    Sadarana kota Saturday, 06 November 2010 08:43 AM

    Why not Kelaniya?


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