A Chinese man was arrested in Pitigala with Wallapatta, also known as Gyrinops walla, in his possession, the police media unit said.
The police said that the Chinese National was travelling in a car when the vehicle was stopped and checked based on information received by the police.
The police found 2 kilos and 660 grams of Wallapatta in the car. The Chinese man was arrested and he was to be produced in court today.
The vehicle he was travelling in was also seized. (Colombo Gazette)