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Jailer held for drug trafficking

Anuradhapura Additional Magistrate, Additional District Judge Hemantha Pushpakumara yesterday remanded a prison guard till today for alleged drug trafficking inside the Anuradhapura Prison.

The suspect was identified as a resident of Kalakaramba in Ipalogama.

The Judge remanded the suspect at the Vavuniya Prison.

The Anuradhapura Corruption Prevention Unit, while producing the suspect before court, said that he was taken into custody with 910 milligrammes of cannabis. Following a complaint made by Chief Jailer S. A. S. I. Priyantha Perera, the suspect was taken into police custody. Prison officials found 410 milligrammes of heroin and 160 milligrams of cannabis at his official residence.

Later, he was handed over to the Anuradhapura Police. 


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