Sri Lankan Police Narcotics Bureau has detained three Maldivians with narcotics in a raid.
The newspaper Colombo Gazette claimed on Colombo’s arrest Reports read that six people in total were arrested during the raid and four kilos of heroin were also confiscated. The newspaper cited sources from police when it reported among those detained were three Maldivians.
Police said six men aged between 26 and 28 were arrested and 40 million Sri Lankan rupees worth of heroin were confiscated as well. Authorities have also seized two cars used by the men. Those arrested are to be brought before a court today in Dehiwala.
Sri Lankan government has also recently suspected the hand of four Maldivians in the terrorist attacks in Srilanka back in 2019.