Samanmali alias ’Poosi arrested with over 1kgs of heroin in Dehiwala | Sri Lanka News


The Special Task Force (STF) of Police has arrested a woman known as Sumedha Samanmali alias 'Poosi', the wife of drugs trafficker 'Army Indika' with over 1kgs of heroin in Dehiwala.

Acting on a tip off received by the OIC of the Special Task Force Intelligence Division, Nadeeka Silva, the 40-year old woman was arrested with 1,064g of heroin which has a street value of over Rs. 15 million in front of her house at Hospital Road, Kalubowila in Dehiwala.

She was later handed over to the Police Narcotics Bureau for further investigation.

Further questioning of the arrested suspect revealed that she was distributing and trafficking drugs with her husband Indika Nilantha Gamage alias Army Indika. Army Indika is also the prime suspect in the 2001 robbery of over Rs.10 million in Nittambuwa

It was revealed that the suspect woman also an accomplice of notorious drugs dealer Badowita Asanka.(Darshna Sanjeewa Balasuriya)

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