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Some 198 kilos of heroin were seized by detectives attached to the Puttalam DIG office during a raid carried out on the Muthupanthiya Island in Chilaw this morning, Police said.

They said a suspect was arrested and a defender vehicle, known to have been used to transport the heroin, was taken into custody.

Preliminary investigation had revealed that the heroin had been brought to the Muthupanthiya Island to be later transported to Colombo.

The suspect, the defender vehicle and the haul of heroin were handed over to the Puttalam Police. (Augustine Fernando & Jude Samantha)

Video by Hiran Priyankara Jayasinghe

Pix by Augustine Fernando


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  • Amila Thursday, 11 May 2017 10:27 AM

    Well done police. great!

    Dutchy Thursday, 11 May 2017 10:34 AM

    Drug menace invading youth all over the country.

    ravin Thursday, 11 May 2017 12:57 PM

    sure some political connection behind the scene.

    ceylon Thursday, 11 May 2017 01:07 PM

    what happens to these drugs .according to detections allways makingnow must have tons of drugs in custody.where keeping . via DM Android App

    Luis Samson Thursday, 11 May 2017 02:04 PM

    Who owns the defender?

    nilame Thursday, 11 May 2017 03:40 PM

    Passst ! Its a top secret. !

    karsha Friday, 12 May 2017 11:39 AM

    U know Hoo


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