Police officer arrested while transporting 50kg of heroin

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A police officer in uniform has been arrested while transporting 50 kilograms of heroin.

According to reports, he was identified as a Sub Inspector attached to the Kalutara South police.

The Organized Crime Prevention Division has made the arrest in the area of Hikkaduwa.

UPDATE: The police officer who was taken into custody while in possession of 50kg of heroin has been interdicted, the Police Spokesman DIG Ajith Rohana said.