Jul 05, 2020

140 M drug money in beggar's account

An investigation by the Mount Lavinia Police Superintendent's Office has found a bank account of a beggar which contained Rs.140 million. The  money is said to be belonging to the heroin smuggler Mervin Jana.

A private bank account in a bank in Aththidiya had been opened on the beggar's name and the bank book and card had been in the possession of Mervin Jana's wife.

Rs 140 million have been deposited in to the account within 11 months since July 15 last year.

Mervin Jana is currently in prison.