Soldier & army deserter arrested with 45kg of heroin

Handcuffs - Arrest by Police

Two individuals, who were in possession of 45kg of heroin, have been taken into custody in the area of Horana.

The duo was identified as a soldier and an army deserter, the Police Spokesperson DIG Ajith Rohana said.

The arrest has been made by the Anti-Vice Narcotics Unit in Panadura.