Sri Lanka Police raid Rs. 5 million worth Cannabis cultivations

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Sri Lanka Police raid Rs. 5 million worth Cannabis cultivations


Sun, Jan 17, 2021, 02:05 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 17, Colombo: During a raid conducted in the Nikawewa area in Thanamalwila, the police have discovered two illegally cultivated cannabis cultivations.

The two cannabis chenas were carefully cultivated in the jungle and there were more than 4,000 cannabis plants between four and five feet high in the two cannabis chenas. The value of the cannabis exceeds Rs. 5 million, according to the police.

The suspects had fled during the raid. Investigations are underway to arrest the suspects, the police said. All the cannabis plants have been burned and destroyed.

Further investigations are being conducted by the Thanamalwila Police.

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