Sri Lanka police on Tuesday arrested a Nigerian and a Sri Lankan who were in the possession of over 2 kilograms of cocaine, according to a report in Colombopage.com
A team of the Police Narcotic Bureau officers during a raid at a housing scheme in Dehiwala yesterday arrested the two individuals with 1 kilogram and 22 grams of cocaine in their possession.
Following interrogation of the 24-year-old Nigerian and the 53-year-old Sri Lankan, who is a resident of Meethotamulla, Kolonnawa, the police have recovered another Kilogram and 84 grams of cocaine hidden inside a room of the Nigerian’s residence on Gamini Mawatha in Ratmalana.
Police said the two suspects were produced before the Mount Lavinia Magistrate yesterday. The Magistrate has granted permission to detain the suspects for further questioning till October 9.