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2019: 1029 kg of heroin seized till now

Colombo, June 26 (BAN/ AD): On Wednesday Police headquarters has announced that it has seized 1029 kilograms of heroin till now and suspects taken into custody are 20,309.

2018 alone 737 kilograms of heroin were seized and 40,987 suspects were arrested revealed the Police media unit. Similarly in 2017 a total of 29,272 suspects were arrested for heroin-related charges and a total of 278 kilograms were seized. In 2016 only 196 kilograms of heroin were seized and 27,458 suspects were arrested. In 2015 only 50 kilograms of heroin were seized and 26,047 suspects were arrested.

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