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POSTED AT 04:47 PM 02-04-2019

Soththi Upali’s son arrested with heroin

The son of deceased notorious underworld leader “Soththi Upali” has been arrested by police with 2.5 kg of heroin during a raid at Thuduwamulla in Katubedda today.

Police said the suspect, Arambalage Don Lakshitha Prasanna was arrested by the Colombo Division Crimes Unit officers and they also recovered a firearm from the suspect’s possession.

The suspect, a resident of Rawathawatta in Moratuwa has been identified as the son of deceased notorious underworld leader, Arambalage Don Ranjit Upali alias Soththi Upali.

The suspect was handed over to the Moratumulla police and would be produced in the Moratuwa Magistrate’s court. 

Darshana Sanjeewa