7 arrested with heroin and narcotic pills


Five suspects were arrested with heroin and pills along the southern expressway near the Godagama entrance.

The police stated the suspects were arrested while travelling in a van; police had seized over 2 grams of heroin and 2 narcotic pills from their possession.

The suspects are residents from Dehiwala, Karandeniya and Hakmana areas.

Meanwhile, a 41-year-old woman from Talawa was arrested with 9.7 grams of heroin close to the Anuradhapura bus stand. Another suspect was arrested with 2.01 grams of heroin in Moragahahena, Kahatapitiya.