Monk nabbed with heroin

A Buddhist monk has been arrested at the Maharagama cancer hospital with heroin in his possession, the police media unit said today.

The police said that the monk was arrested while he was standing at the entrance of the hospital with the heroin.

Further investigations are underway.

Meanwhile the police also said they had arrested a woman with heroin in her possession in Kalubowila.

The police also said that another suspect was arrested in Malwana with heroin in his possession.