By Darshana Sanjeewa Balasuriya
The Criminal Investigations Department has arrested two suspects, including an accomplice of drug kingpin Mohammed Siddique with Rs.12.6 million in cash and 40 sovereigns of gold jewellery in Grandpass, Police said.
Police Spokesman DIG Ajith Rohana said they were arrested from a house under the provisions of Dangerous Drugs Ordinance and the prevention of Money Laundering Act.
Police suspect the money had been earned through drug trafficking/peddling.
Drug kingpin Mohammed Siddique who was arrested in Pakistan and was remanded after being brought to Sri Lanka in 2015.