Monday, 12th April 2021

Suspect arrested in latest heroin haul

British Asia News Network

Sri Lanka: Dulip Samantha was arrested in Yatiyanthota today for the alleged transfer of 231 kgs of heroin off the coast of Beruwala.

The 44-year-old suspect had Rs.1.5 million in cash in his possession. He had jumped into the Kelani River when police personnel had attempted to arrest him. However, after much effort from the police he was finally arrested.

Police reported that Dulip is the brother of one of the two suspects that were arrested in the heroin haul yesterday.

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