Woman arrested for drug trafficking


A woman suspected of making money from drug trafficking was arrested by the Illegal Assets Investigation Division in the Grandpass Police division yesterday (29).

According to the Police, she was arrested for possessing approximately Rs 3.6 million in a fixed deposit account and in a savings account. She also had over 60 pounds worth of gold in a safe deposit box at a bank in Grandpass.

The arrestee, a 53-year-old resident of Ferguson Road, Colombo 14, will be produced before the Colombo Chief Magistrate’s Court today (30).

Meanwhile, the Illegal Assets Investigation Division is conducting further investigations into the incident.

By Aloka Kasturiarachchi