Person nabbed with Rs 25M in narcotics

Treshan Fernando | Published: 2:20 AM May 8 2021

Treshan Fernando 

The STF arrested a person with narcotics worth Rs 25 million in an operation conducted on Friday (7), Police Spokesman DIG Ajith Rohana said. The raid took place in Bloemendhal, Colombo and a 23-year-old was arrested. DIG Rohana revealed that Police found two kilograms of ICE in the possession of the suspect. Once the suspect had been questioned, Police found a stash of 4.5 Kg of hash and Rs 400,000 which the suspect had earned through drug trafficking, DIG Rohana said. He added that the approximate value of the drugs found in the raid was Rs 25 million. DIG Rohana explained that this haul of drugs could be traced to Kimbula Ela Guna, a notorious drug trafficker who has fled to India and his brother Suresh. Further investigations regarding are ongoing.

Treshan Fernando | Published: 2:20 AM May 8 2021

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