More than 2kg of heroin found in Valvettithurai
March 12, 2016 11:51 am
A parcel containing approximately 2 kilograms and 80 grams of heroin has been discovered hidden in a forest area at Thondamanaru in Valvettithurai, Jaffna District.
The heroin was discovered by officers of Valvettithurai Police following information received regarding a suspicious parcel.
No arrests have been made so far while police are conducting further search operations in the area, according to the police media unit.
Sources say that police suspect the heroin, which appears to be “brown sugar” (an adulterated form of heroin), had been smuggled into the country via the sea route.