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Kilinochchi police officer arrested for possession of heroin

A Kilinochchi police officer has been arrested for possession of over 100 grams of heroin, worth around 1 lakh rupees.

The police officer who currently serves at Poonakary police department was arrested along with the driver of the three-wheeler in which he was caught with the drugs.

The officer has previously been suspended from duty in connection with criminal activity.

Both the officer and the driver will be presented at Kilinochchi magistrates court.