Police have managed to arrest 6 persons who were trying to smuggle and had heroin in their possession in 4 different raids yesterday (15), Police Media Unit told Ceylon Today Online.


A woman was arrested in the Boralesgamuwa area around 10.45 a.m. yesterday following a tip- off received by the Boralesgamuwa Police. The 34- year old suspect had 27g and 400mg of heroin in her possession at the time of arrest. She is to be produced before the Nugegoda Magistrate Court today.


A 42- year- old man with 105g and 980mg of heroin was arrested by the Colombo Crimes Division. The suspect was arrested near a school in the Wanathamulla area in Dematagoda.


Meanwhile another woman was arrested in the Seenigama area in Meetiyagoda Police Division with 6g of heroin in her possession. She is to be produced before the Balapitiya Magistrate Court today.


Kaththankudi Police yesterday arrested three individuals who were engaged in smuggling heroin. The suspects were residents of the Kaththankudi area and had 40g of heroin with them at the time of arrest. The suspects are to be produced before the Batticaloa Magistrate today.


Police are conducting further investigations into these incidents.

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