Police officers nabbed over links to drug dealers

Police SI and Sergeant arrested over alleged links to drug dealers

by Staff Writer 19-04-2024 | 12:26 PM

COLOMBO (News1st); A Police Sub-Inspector and a Sergeant have been arrested by the Criminal Investigation Department.

Police Spokesman DIG Attorney Nihal Thalduwa said they were arrested over alleged links to drug dealers.

The arrested Police Inspector is attached to the Mawathagama Police Station, while the Police Sergeant is attached to the Doratiyawa Police Station in Kurunegala.

The Police Spokesperson said a suspect arrested by the Sub Inspector was given a mobile phone to talk to another person while he was being held in the police cell.