Drug addicts ‘rehabilitated pastor’ caught with heroin

A pastor who was allegedly giving lectures for the rehabilitation of drug addicts has been arrested in Daluwakotuwa, Negombo with 300 grams of heroin worth around Rs. 3 million.

Negombo SSP Saman Sigera stated that the pastor was caught at his home on a tip off received by the Negombo Divisional Crime Branch and that the person who gave him the powder is being investigated.

Surendra Kamal Silva, a resident of Daluwakotuwa, Kochchikade, is being produced before the Negombo Magistrate’s Court and is being questioned on a seven day detention order.

When he went to investigate on a tip off he had put the drug in a milk carton and arrested the pastor while he was running.

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