Two police constables who were arrested for taking away 2 kilograms of heroin in an Allion car with registered number WP KC 4930 that had been seized with a large haul of heroin and was parked at Borella Police were produced before court and were released on bail yesterday (11th).
The Allion car had been seized at Nagahawatta area at Wanathamulla in Borella on 15th July wih 11 kilograms of heroin worth Rs.60 million and cash Rs.3.3 million and was parked at Borella Police Station to be produced in court.
Two kilos of the haul of heroin that was to be produced in court had been taken away in the car. While returning it met with an accident near Magazine Prison. The secret trading of heroin seized by the police was exposed due to the accident. Two constables have been interdicted but the senior police officers behind the racket have not been exposed.
When the haul of heroin was seized there had been 11 kilogramms. However, when the cse was filed it had come down to 9 kilogramms. The two constables who were involved in transporting the heroin in the Allion car had been released on direct mediation of Senior DIG Anura Senanayaka say reports.