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Fort Magistrate seeks assistance from Interpol

The Fort Magistrate has issued an open warrant to Interpol, seeking their assistance in the arrests of the five main suspects involved in the largest heroin haul in Sri Lanka.

The bust was valued at Rs. 3,533 million and weighed in at 294.4 Kg, it was seized at a car park in Kollupitiya, the two suspects who were arrested mid-operation were further remanded till March 15.

The Police Narcotics Bureau (PNB) requested permission from the Magistrate to seek Interpol assistance in the arrests of these suspects including Sujeewa De Silva alias ‘Kosgoda Sujee’ who currently reside in Dubai.