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Suspect nabbed with stock of illegal cigarettes

(UDHAYAM, COLOMBO) – Following an intelligence tip-off to the Navy, a group of naval personnel attached to the Western Naval Command in coordination with STF personnel in Colombo nabbed a suspect with 1,000 packets of illegal cigarettes, during a raid carried out at Aluth Mawatha area in Mattakkuliya yesterday (18).

The arrest was made when the stock of illegal cigarettes had been made ready to trade. The suspect and the stock were handed over to the Kotahena Police for onward legal action.

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