Two suspects nabbed with 231 kgs of heroin worth over Rs. 2.7 billion

(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Sri Lanka Police had arrested two suspects with a massive haul of heroin worth over Rs. 2.7 billion last night from the southern coastal area.

Police Spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekara said officers of Police Narcotics Bureau (PNB) arrested the two suspects with 231.54 kilograms of heroin from Beruwela – Balapitiya beach area. Along with the suspects, the PNB has also seized a boat used to transport the drugs.

The massive heroin haul is valued at Rs 2,778 million.

Police Special Task Force and the Navy have assisted in the raid.

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