Prabakaran’s neighbour arrested in Vavuniya with opium stash worth Rs 10 million


Two persons have been arrested in Vavuniya with a stash of  opium to the value of 10 million rupees in their possession yesterday.


The main suspect has been identified as Thurairasa Udaya Kumar. Police found the main suspect is from Welvetithurai and a neighbor of former LTTE leader Prabhakaran. Other suspects are from Mannar and Jaffna areas.


Preliminary investigations revealed that the suspect had engaged in opium business in Batticaloa, Ampara and Akkaraipaththu for a long time.