Pressure cooker used to distil kasippu seized
Galewela Police raided a kasippu den in
Gonnagasyaya and seized six bottles of kasippu and a large stock of
goda and arrested one suspect.
STF nab two with cannabis haul
Police Special Task Force arrested two persons
with cannabis worth Rs 2.7 million on Thursday night. One suspect
was arrested at Sella Kataragama while transporting 50 kgs of
cannabis to Colombo in a double cab. The suspect a resident of
Puhulhena, Katuwana had displayed the signboard of the Prison and
Rehabilitation Ministry Secretary in the vehicle he was traveling in
to mislead the Police.
Pregnant heroin smuggler gets life imprisonment
A pregnant woman who was found guilty to the
charges of possessing and smuggling heroin was sentenced to life
imprisonment which includes 20 years Rigorous Imprisonment by the
Colombo High Court.