Jul 13, 2018

Drug peddler arrested for drug distribution in estate sector (pics)

A drug peddler who had been supplying drugs to the estate sector was arrested on suspicion by the Hatton Police Headquarters Chief Inspector A.L.M. Jamil.

The suspect had been travelling in a bus from Colombo to Hatton yesterday around 8.00 pm when he was apprehended on suspicion in the Hatton Malliappu area.

 At the time of arrest the suspect had in his possession 700 mg of heroin packed in small packs. He is a resident of the Hatton, Kotagala area and a father of two.

 The suspect is scheduled to be produced before the Nuwara Eliya High Court through the Hatton Magistrate’s Court.

 Pics by Ranjith Rajapaksa – Hatton Corr.