Friday, 6th August 2021

49 yr old American national arrested for selling cannabis

HT Agency

Sri Lanka: Matara Police recently arrested an American national selling cannabis to youths at Uyanwatta.

The suspect, a 49-year-old naval engineer, had no visa at the time of the arrest, police said, adding that he had rented a house in the area for Rs.20,000. Police had also seized a drink containing cannabis at the time of the arrest.

The suspect had been growing cannabis at his house and had made bongs using coconut shells and glass tubes.

He was to be produced at the Matara Magistrate’s Court.

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