Three suspects have been arrested by Kandana Police with 500 grams of heroin. Police Media Unit said acting on a tip-off, officers had stopped a three-wheeler at around 11.30 last night with three occupants in it.

Upon inspecting the three-wheeler, police were able to recover 496.6 grams of heroin from inside the vehicle. The arrested suspects, aged 45 and 46 years, are residents of Ratmalana, Peliyagoda and Ragama.

They are due to be produced before the Negombo Magistrate’s Court today. Kandana Police are conducting further investigations.