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Drug kingpin who smuggles narcotics to Lanka arrested

Drug kingpin who smuggles narcotics to Lanka arrested

Indian Police have arrested an accused, who acted as a kingpin of a drug peddling gang, which smuggled narcotics to Sri Lanka after a high drama during a vehicle check, The Hindu newspaper reported.MORE...

December 13, 2015  10:19 pm|

Wele Sudhas sister among 3 held with heroin

Wele Sudhas sister among 3 held with heroin

Three persons including the sister of notorious drug lord Samantha Kumara alias Wele Sudha have been arrested for the possession of more than 100g of heroin in Borella. MORE..

October 21, 2015  11:09 am|

Drug kingpin Mohammed Siddique further remanded

Drug kingpin Mohammed Siddique further remanded

Drug kingpin Mohammed Siddique, had was arrested in Pakistan and later brought to Sri Lanka, was further remanded until October 16 by the Colombo Magistrates Court. MORE..

October 2, 2015  12:55 pm|

Sri Lankan held for drug trafficking in India

Sri Lankan held for drug trafficking in India

The Indian police have detained a Sri Lankan Tamil over his alleged involvement with a fake currency circulation, drug and human trafficking gang, the Hindu newspaper reported. MORE...

August 24, 2015  03:30 pm|

Drug trade flourished under Rajapaksa regime - Karu

Drug trade flourished under Rajapaksa regime - Karu

Minister Karu Jayasuriya today charged that former President Mahinda Rajapaksa and his set of thieves would resort to any corrupt an unholy action, crushing all accepted moral values and human relations for the sake of power. MORE..

July 30, 2015  11:16 pm|

Indian police to fight drug traffickers to Sri Lanka

Indian police to fight drug traffickers to Sri Lanka

As Indian authorities witnessed a spurt in smuggling of drugs to Sri Lanka via the sea route, the district police have constituted D-Team, an exclusive police team to mount surveillance on drug traffickers and contain the smuggling activities, the Hindu Newspaper reported today. MORE...

July 18, 2015  09:59 am|

President warns politicians with links to drug trade

President warns politicians with links to drug trade

President Maithripala Sirisena today said it is essential that Sri Lankas politicians completely distance themselves from illegal narcotics. MORE..

July 9, 2015  01:36 pm|

Liquor shops closed from July 10-12

Liquor shops closed from July 10-12

The Department of Excise announced that all liquor shops in the island will be closed on July 10, 11 and 12 in view of the Temperance Month announced by the Ministry of Health. MORE..

July 8, 2015  03:42 pm|

Lankan refugee flees from custody in Koyambedu

Lankan refugee flees from custody in Koyambedu

A Sri Lankan Tamil refugee fled from custody while being escorted to Puzhal prison at the Chennai Mofussil Bus Terminus in Koyambedu on Thursday. MORE..

June 13, 2015  10:36 am|

Wele Sudas brother remanded

Wele Sudas brother remanded

A brother of drug kingpin Wele Suda, Saliya Kumara who was arrested by the Kohuwala Police on May 17 with heroin has been remanded until June 5 by the Colombo Magistrate Court. MORE...

May 22, 2015  11:31 am|

Sri Lankan drug dealer arrested in Beijing with ice

Sri Lankan drug dealer arrested in Beijing with ice

A Sri Lankan national has been arrested by Chinese police officers for the possession of crystal methamphetamine, an illegal drug popularly known as ice, following a crackdown on drug dealers students of targeting international schools in Beijing. MORE..

May 9, 2015  12:35 pm|

Wele Sudas accomplice remanded

Wele Sudas accomplice remanded

A suspect arrested for his alleged involvement in a large scale drug racket was remanded until May 08 by the Colombo Magistrates Court. MORE..

April 24, 2015  02:47 pm|

Wele Sudas accomplice in Pakistan arrested, brought to Sri Lanka

Wele Sudas accomplice in Pakistan arrested, brought to Sri Lanka

A wanted Sri Lankan drug trafficker, believed to be an accomplice of notorious drug lord Samantha Kumara alias Wele Suda, has been brought back to the country following his arrest in Pakistan, police said today. MORE..

March 19, 2015  09:38 pm|

Files on Wele Sudhas deals missing: AG

Files on Wele Sudhas deals missing: AG

The Colombo High Court on Monday (16) ordered the ASP in charge of Mt-Lavinia police division to submit a report on several misplaced files with regard to a case filed against well-known drug baron Wele Sudha. MORE...

March 16, 2015  03:44 pm|

National Drug Policy Bill passed in Parliament

National Drug Policy Bill passed in Parliament

The National Medicine Regulatory Authority Bill which was tabled in Parliament on Tuesday has been passed with amendments in parliament with a majority of 67 votes. MORE..

March 6, 2015  03:36 pm|

CID allowed to detain Wele Suda till March 23

CID allowed to detain Wele Suda till March 23

The Colombo High Court today granted permission to the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) to interrogate notorious drug baron Samantha Kumara alias Wele Suda under detention orders till March 23. MORE..

February 19, 2015  10:53 am|

CID to question Duminda Silva again

CID to question Duminda Silva again

UPFA Parliamentarian R. Duminda Silva is to be summoned to the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) today for further questioning on money laundering charges. MORE..

February 11, 2015  10:16 am|

Drug baron Wela Sudhas case: CID questions Duminda Silva

Drug baron  Wela Sudhas case: CID questions Duminda Silva

Parliamentarian Duminda Silva has been questioned for nearly six hours by the cops attached to the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) in connection with his alleged involvement with the drug baron Wele Sudha, a senior police officer said.

February 10, 2015  10:45 am|

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