Police seize ‘Ice,’ heroin and Rs1M, at Wattala

CEYLON TODAY | Published: 2:00 AM Apr 12 2021

Police, on  a tipoff, arrested a 34-year-old man in Wattala with over a million rupees in cash, believed to be drug money, in his possession,  101 grams of heroin  and 113 grams of ‘ice’  (crystal methamphetamine) also on his person on Saturday, Police said yesterday.

The suspect was remanded for seven days upon being produced before the Wattala Magistrate. The Police Narcotics Bureau is conducting further investigations. Elsewhere, Police seized a total of 4.74 grams of heroin in separate raids conducted in Welikanda  and Borella on Saturday. In the Welikanda raid, Police seized 2.24 grams of heroin in the possession of a 26-year-old and in the Borella raid, 2.5 grams of heroin in the possession of a 42-year-old suspect.

Police are conducting further investigations.

(PA)

CEYLON TODAY | Published: 2:00 AM Apr 12 2021

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