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The Police Narcotic Bureau (PNB) said they have found a list of about eight contacts numbers suspected to be of prison officials, from a mobile phone of the the main suspect arrested with the stock of 103 kg of heroin early this month.

PNB Director SSP T.C.A. Danapala said they had launched an investigation into the matter to determine whether prison officials had a connection with the main suspect.

He said the PNB are investigating to determine whether the contact numbers and the names were on the phone exactly belonging to prisons officials.

Two persons including the main suspect, Mohammad Zuhair Mohammad Mahir (29) were arrested by the PNB with 103.9 kg of heroin valued Rs. 1,248 million on July 7 in Kalubowila and Battaramulla.

The investigation also revealed that the main suspect who was a resident of Dehiwala was handled by a drug smuggler known as Dharmaraja Surendran alias Susei who was in remand custody since 2013.

Susai has been maintaining telephone contact with Mohammad Mahir while in remand custody.(Darshana Sanjeewa)

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  • Unchikun Wednesday, 25 July 2018 10:04 AM

    You need two to Tango

    pp Wednesday, 25 July 2018 11:51 AM

    Impose death penalty on these officers first

    jayantha Wednesday, 25 July 2018 12:12 PM

    Theses bastards are destroying our youth, and our country .

    til Wednesday, 25 July 2018 06:37 PM

    They think only of themselves,their profit,their high flying living and they need that goes without trouble,

    til Wednesday, 25 July 2018 06:37 PM

    They think only of themselves,their profit,their high flying living and they need that goes without trouble,

    S.P.Ramkumar Wednesday, 25 July 2018 12:19 PM

    Death penalty is not help to reduce drug business, these official will create another inmate to do this business, God only safe and save this country.

    Papa Wednesday, 25 July 2018 12:36 PM

    Any cabinet ministers phone numbers ? If a commission appointed, all SMS, what's up, Viber will come OUT

    Brainmaster Wednesday, 25 July 2018 01:15 PM

    Can somebody give us an idea about the salaries of such prison officials via DM Android App

    Wise Donkey Wednesday, 25 July 2018 04:35 PM

    More than the weight of 2 bags of cement. Enough to ruin one generation in a large town. What is the delay in hanging. People start to suspect the government that anyone of those in the death row will ever be hanged by this government.


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