A woman arrested in Chaavakachcheriya with Gold worth 35 million rupees


A woman attempting to smuggle over 7 kilograms of gold worth 35 million rupees to Tamil Nadu has been arrested in Chavakachcheri.

Police said investigations are continuing with regard to the matter.

Meanwhile has been revealed that  a stash of heroin worth 120 million rupees seized in Ambalangoda on January 30th had been smuggled to the country via a sea route.

At the same time, the Balapitiya Magistrate permitted police to detain the 34 years old suspect until February 5th for further questioning.

Police also said that investigations are underway, to enable the arrest of six more suspects in connection with this smuggling racket.