Two more suspects, who were arrested in Dubai along with the notorious drug kingpin ‘Makandure Madush’ at a party that involved drugs, have been deported to Sri Lanka last night (01), the Police Spokesperson said.
Upon their arrival, the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) had taken them into custody at the Bandaranaike International Airport.
The suspects are namely Mohammad Siddik Mohommad Shiyam(48) and Weerasinghage Lanka Sajitha Perera (40).
On February 5th, the Dubai Police had arrested “Makandure Madush” at a party which involved drugs. Several prominent underworld figures and Sri Lankan celebrities including singer Amal Perera and his son Nadeemal Perera were also taken into custody at this party thrown by Madush.
Two arrestees, Nadeemal Perera and a prison officer named Lalith Kumara were initially deported from Dubai and arrived at the BIA on March 27th. The CID and the Police Narcotics Bureau had held the duo at the airport for interrogation. Nadeemal Perera was released after recording a statement for over 7 hours. However, the 52-year-old prison officer was handed over to the Colombo Crimes Division (CCD) for further interrogations and arrested after another seven-hour long interrogation.
On March 28th, Notorious organized criminal leader Mohamed Najeem Imran alias ‘Kanjipani Imran’ and three others were deported from Dubai and arrested by the CID upon their arrival at the BIA.