Suspect who had fled to Dubai behind 41kg of heroin seized in Bandaragama

July 30, 2021 at 10:04 AM

Investigations have revealed that a suspect who had fled Sri Lanka to Dubai in the United Arab Emirates was behind a stock of heroin that was seized in Bandaragama early this morning.

The Police said 41 kilos of heroin were seized in the Renukawa area in Bandaragama during a special operation conducted by the Kalutara Police based on a tip-off. 

Preliminary investigations have revealed that the suspect based in Dubai has been conducting his drug operations in Sri Lanka from overseas.

The stock of heroin that was seized during the special raid this morning is valued at over Rs. 400 million.

The Police Anti-Narcotic Unit is conducting further investigations into the incident. (NewsWire)