(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –A raid conducted in Matale and Dambulla towns by Matale and Dambulla Police stations have arrested 8 individuals for the possession of heroin last night (13), says Office of the Superintendent of Police, Matale.
A raid conducted based on a tip-off received by the Anti-Corruption Unit.
Anti-Corruption Unit of Dambulla Police had seized 3 other persons in Dambulla while carrying heroin.
Police have found 650g, 170g and 70g of heroin in the possession of the suspects.
All 8 suspects, who are heavily addicted to heroin, are of young ages, according to the police.
They will be produced at Matale and Dambulla Magistrates’ Courts todaay.