Couple busted with one Kg of heroin

CEYLON TODAY | Published: 2:00 AM Aug 3 2020

A couple was taken into custody along with one kilogram of heroin at a location in Belanwilla yesterday afternoon, Police said. According to Police the bust was made while the pair was travelling in a car.

Initially, 500 grams of the narcotic was recovered from the vehicle and the remaining 500 grams was recovered from a house in Boralesgamuwa that belonged to them Police added.

The heroin find has a street value of some one million rupees, Police said. The detection was made following a tip-off provided to State Intelligence sleuths, Police added.

(LB)

CEYLON TODAY | Published: 2:00 AM Aug 3 2020

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