Drug trafficker arrested for first time after seven years

The Colombo Crimes Division (CCD) today arrested an accomplice of underworld figure Angoda Lokka with 3 kilogrammes of heroin and a large amount of cash at Orugodawatte.

Police said the 40-yar-old suspect Chathura Sanjeewa alias ‘ Keselwatte Krishantha’ had been engaged in drug trafficking for seven years but this was the first time he was apprehended by the Police.

The CCD also recovered Rs. 611,550 in cash and two cheque books from the possession of the suspect who was travelling by car when nabbed.

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