A hotel owner and five women were among ten people arrested by the Police during a raid on a party organized through the Facebook, at Medilla in Tangalle on Saturday night.
Officers of the Tangalle Police raided a restaurant at Medilla following a tip-off that a group of individuals organized an illegal party. The Police seized 10,800 milligram of ganja, several bottles of liquor and beer bottles during the raid.
Arrested suspects, aged between 17 and 40 were identified as residents of Tangalle, Eheliyagoda, Ragama, Kekirawa, Nawagamuwa, Meerigama, Matara and Giriulla.
They would be produced in the Tangalle Magistrate's Court, according to Police.(Darshana Sanjeewa and Chandrasena Gamage)