Heroin 312 grams taken into custody from MT-Lavinia police area.
Based on a piece of information regarding a suspect who distributes heroin in Ratmalana, Mt. Lavinia, Angulana areas, received by the Walana Central Anti Vice Striking Force, a team of Police officers including SI Nihal Bandara took the suspect into custody along with 31.2 milligrams of heroin while hiding in a shanty in Mt. Lavinia coastal strip at 1000 hrs on 05.10.2013. This suspect has been apprended while he was bringing some heroin to be distribued amoung his agents. The suspect is a 52 year-old resident in Sea Beach Road, Ratmalana.
The heroin had been stored in 1600 small packets that were made using the same type of paper and had been ready to be sent for selling. He had been selling heroin along the costal strip that stretches from Dehiwala to Beruwala on a daily baisis. It has also been revelaed that he had been distributing stocks of herion in the form of small packets.
The suspect was produced before the Magistrate Court Mt. Lavinia on 05.10.2013 and as per the detention order, he will be detained at the Police Station Mt. Lavinia until 11.10.2013 and futher investigation will be carried out in this regard.