Navy apprehends 6 people with heroin in Pallimunai

2The Navy has arrested six people with heroin in their possession in Pallimunai, the Navy media unit said.

The Navy said that on receipt of intelligence information, Navy personnel attached to SLNS Gajaba located in Mannar in North Central Naval Command, apprehended 5 Sri Lankans along with an Indian transferring 2.24 kg of heroin in Pallimunai.

The suspects and the stock of heroin were handed over to the Police Narcotics Bureau in Vavunia. (Colombo Gazette)