Dec 21, 2018

Man nabbed for selling narcotic sweets (pics)

A person engaged in selling narcotic toffees and chocolates had been arrested in the Vavuniya, Omanthai area yesterday (20).

He was arrested while transporting these items in a small lorry.

The police say that these narcotics laced toffees and chocolates were meant for school children and youngsters.

The police had seized 32 packs of narcotic chocolates and 25 boxes of narcotic toffees, while each box is said to have contained 100 numbers.

The arrested suspect is scheduled to be produced before the Vavuniya Magistrate’s Court today.

 (Pics by Madawa Kulasooriya-Vavuniya Corr.)