50 year old arrested with 13000 illegal cigarattes

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A 50-year-old individual was arrested with over 13,000 cigarettes of different varieties.

The arrest was made in a special raid carried out by the Police STF in North Batagama, Ja-Ela. The value of the cigarettes discovered from the suspects’ possession is over Rs. 900,000.

The arrested suspect who has been identified as a resident of Ja-Ela is due to be presented before the Wattala Magistrates Court.