Four men and three women were arrested yesterday (19) on seven different occasions for possessing drug.According to Police, a total of 84.860g of heroin was found in their possession.

A 35- year-old woman was arrested for possession of 20g of heroin yesterday at 3.20 pm in Slave Island police division. Another 36-year-old woman was taken into police custody in Grandpass with 35.19g of heroin in her possession. The suspect was arrested by Western Province Anti corruption unit yesterday at around 3.00 pm.

Colombo Crimes Division has arrested a 59-year-old resident of Grandpass yesterday at 4.30 pm for alleged drug possession. Police stated that the suspect had 1.4g of heroin at the time of his arrest. A 32-year-old woman who had 3g of heroin in her possession was also arrested by Colombo Crime Division officials.

Kalutara- North Police took a 29-year-old man into custody yesterday, for alleged drug possession. The suspect arrested at around 3.30pm had 3.110g of heroin in his possession.

Another individual was arrested in Maligawatta police division yesterday at 10.45pm for drug possession. The 30-year-old suspect had 22.1g of heroin on him.

Wellampitiya Police discovered 2.4g of heroin when they arrested a 28-year-old drug peddler yesterday evening at 6.35 pm.

Police stated that further investigations are being conducted on all seven incidents.

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