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Sri Lankan police arrest three Tamils over alleged drug possession

Three Tamil men were arrested in Mannar last Sunday over the alleged possession of cannabis worth ten million rupees. 

Iluppakadavai police reported that over 89kg of 'Kerala cannabis' was confiscated from the three men who were arrested near Mannar bridge after the drugs were found hidden in a truck. The men, aged 25, 31 and 44, are all from Vavuniya. The Anti-Corruption Unit of the Mannar Police Station made the discovery with Naval Intelligence.

Sri Lankan authorities have said following further investigations, the accused will appear before the Mannar Magistrate Court.

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