A statement regarding the incident had been recorded from the OIC of the Hunupitiya Police Post which conducted the raid.
When Sri Lanka Mirror spoke to the DIG in charge of the Western Province, North, Ajith Rohana he said that the Hunupitiya Police Post OIC had been suspended in connection with this incident.
However he said reports that the said police officer had hidden 25 kg of the Cannabis was incorrect and that he had hidden 150 Kg of the substance.
The DIG said investigations into this incident was underway.
According to information received, the Kiribathgoda OIC is also believed to be involved in this incident.