Kadugannawa Police arrested a mother and daughter for peddling drugs. According to Police, the suspects had also assisted drug addicts to inject narcotics.
Police said, preliminary inquiries revealed that the suspects had engaged in this ‘business’ for a long time in the Rajawatta area in Kadugannawa.
Police also seized 300 syringes in their possession.
The suspects had charged Rs 3,000 to Rs 4,000 from each person while assisting them to inject narcotics.
Several cases were pending in courts filed against the suspects for having heroin in their possession as well, Police added.
By Naalir Jamaldeen