A Chinese man was arrested by the police in Meegahatenna last evening with Wallapatta in his possession.
The police media unit said that the man was arrested while he was transporting the Wallapatta, also known as Gyrinops walla, in his jeep.
According to the police, the Chinese national had in his possession just over one kilo of Wallapatta.
He is to be produced before the Mattugama Magistrate later today. (Colombo Gazette)