Person arrested with Ya ba worth Rs 2.1 million

Person arrested with Ya ba worth Rs 2.1 million

November 24, 2017   10:39 am

One person was arrested in Wellampitiya, Kolonnawa for the possession of 1,475 pills of Ya ba worth Rs. 2.1 million.

The arrest was made following a raid conducted by a group of officers attached to Organized Crime Prevention Division.

The suspect was identified as a 35-year-old residing in Kolonnawa. He will be produced before Colombo Magistrate Court today (24).

Ya ba, formerly known as ya ma (literally - horse drug), are tablets containing a mixture of methamphetamine and caffeine.

There are many different versions of ya ba, and the most common are red, orange, or lime green in color and carry logos such as “R” or “WY”. They are small and round, roughly 6 millimeters (0.24 in) in diameter.

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