Kudu Gamini has been taken into custody. Police sources say that more information on narcotics rackets may come to light.
Gamini Nishantha alias Kudu Gamini was arrested by the Mount Lavinia Police yesterday. He is said to have been engaged in the distribution of drugs to several areas including Mount Lavinia. He was arrested along with his wife and five others at Ambalanwatte along the Horana – Colombo highway. A haul of narcotics and some fire arms were also seized. The raid was conducted on information received that they were traveling in a white coloured motor vehicle. A T56 weapon, an automatic rifle, a foreign made firearm and some ammunition were recovered from their possession. The Police said that when they were taken into custody, the drugs they possessed had been thrown into a nearby drain. The raid was carried out by the Mount Lavinia Police on the instructions of SSP Mount Lavinia Hemantha Adhikari.