Sri Lanka police seize heroin worth 40 million rupees

June 12, Hanwella: Sri Lanka police today have seized a haul of heroin worth 40 million rupees from a safe house at Hanwella, a small town, about 30 km east of capital Colombo.

The police have arrested two suspects including a woman from the safe house in Hanwella with the heroin haul weighing 8 kilos, Police Media Spokesman, SP Prishantha Jayakody has said.

The Lankapuwath, the national news agency said the police conducted the raid on a tip given by a suspect arrested on Thursday with a stash of heroin and 4 million rupees in cash in his possession.

The suspects are being interrogated by the police, the spokesman said.

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