Dec 18, 2018

SLTB driver nabbed with drugs

An SLTB Medirigiriya-Colombo night bus driver who had been engaged in distributing drugs in the Hingurakgoda, Medirigiriya and Polonnaruwa areas had been nabbed this morning with 15 packets of drugs (2 g and 800mg), according to the Medirigiriya Police.

The suspect bus driver had been working at the Polonnaruwa Sri Lanka Transport Board Diyasenpura Depot and deployed on the Medirigiriya-Colombo night bus. He is a resident of the Buddhayaya area.

He was apprehended based on a tip-off received by the Medirigiriya Police OIC.

The raid was carried out on the directions of the Polonnaruwa SSP A.G. Dhammika Weerasekara. The arrested suspect is scheduled to be produced before the Hingurakgoda District Court today.

Pics by W.A. Piyatillake – Hingurakgoda Corr.