Suspect arrested while transporting 2kg of ‘ice’

Suspect arrested while transporting 2kg of ‘ice’

July 1, 2020   09:31 pm

A suspect has been arrested by Police Special Task Force (STF) personnel at Point Pedro in Jaffna while transporting nearly 2 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine, also known as ‘ice’.

The suspect was transporting the haul of drugs in a van when he was arrested by a team of STF personnel during a special raid carried out at 10.45 a.m. this morning at Point Pedro Town, based on information received. 

The arrested suspect is a 66-year-old resident of Valvettithurai.

Two parcels of ice weighing approximately 1 kg and 955 grams were found concealed under the driver’s seat of the van.

The suspect is to be produced before the Point Pedro Magistrate tomorrow (02).

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