Over 300 kgs of heroin worth Rs.3 bn seized | Daily News

Over 300 kgs of heroin worth Rs.3 bn seized

Two vessels with around 330 kilogrammes of heroin believed to have a street value of over Rs. 3 billion were seized off the southern coast of Sri Lanka yesterday.

The Navy Media Spokesman said that 11 suspects were arrested during a joint operation conducted by the State Intelligence Officers and the Navy.

The Navy said the two vessels were manned by locals.

The raid was carried out on a tip off received by the Police Narcotics Bureau.

The arrested suspects and the vessels are scheduled to be brought ashore today.


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