A suspect was arrested today by the Police in the Kottawa, Mahalwarawa area for the possession of 3.430 grams of heroin. The Police acting on a tip off received made the discovery on inspection of the trishaw the individual was travelling in.

The suspect is a 29 year old resident of Arawwala. Investigations have revealed the individual as a supplier of drugs to the area. According to the Police the suspect will be presented to the courts today. Kottawa Police are carrying out further investigations in to the incident.