By Darshana Sanjeewa Balasuriya
A 22-year-old suspect was taken into custody with one kilogram of heroin during a raid carried out by the Special Task Force last Wednesday in Mount Lavinia, police said, adding that the stock had a street value of over Rs.10 million.
Police said the suspect identified as a resident of Badowita in Mount Lavinia was arrested following a tip-off. The suspect will be produced in the Mount Lavinia Magistrate’s Court.
Meanwhile, the STF said islandwide raids on narcotics would be conducted under the direction of Commandant DIG Lionel Gunathilaka.