Navy apprehends two suspects with heroin

A group of naval personnel attached to the North Central Naval Command in coordination with officials of the Police Narcotics Bureau apprehended 02 suspects with 2.5g of heroin in their possession, during a search conducted in Wankalei area, Mannar today (28th February).

The suspects have been identified as residents of Silawathura, aged 42 and 30 and they were nabbed while transferring heroin by a motorcycle. The two suspects along with heroin and the motorcycle have been handed over to the Mannar Police through the Police Narcotics Bureau.