COLOMBO (NewsRadio); A total of 32 persons have been arrested with narcotics and other contraband while attending a party in Biyagama.
The Police Media Division said the group was apprehended during a raid conducted based on a tip-off at a hotel in Biyagama.
Police said seven persons were apprehended with cannabis, four with narcotic pills, one individual with ICE, 14 with cigarettes that were imported without paying duty while six others were also arrested on suspicion.
The arrested individuals, aged between 20 and 27, are residents of Maradana, Grandpass, Mattakkuliya, Mutwal, Wellampitiya, Peliyagoda and Kelaniya.
They are scheduled to be produced before the Mahara Magistrate today.
The Biyagama Police is conducting further investigation.