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Sri Lankan police recover 2kg of heroin in Jaffna

Sri Lankan police reportedly recovered almost 2kg of heroin in Thondamanaru in Jaffna on Saturday.

The drugs, worth an estimated 12,00,00,000 rupees, was discovered after Valvettithurai police received a tip off.

Earlier this month 60kg of cannabis was also discovered by Sri Lankan police, amidst a growing drug problem in the North-East.

See our earlier posts:

60 kg of cannabis seized by Sri Lankan police in Jaffna (03 Mar 2016)

Five-fold increase in consumption of alcohol in North-East Sri Lanka
 (14 June 2015)

Genocidal agenda behind increase in drugs in North - TNA MP (10 Jun 2015)

Tamils still face genocidal agendas says TNA MP (07 Jun 2015)

Increased drug problem since Sri Lanka's military arrived in North-East says CV Wigneswaran (08 Jun 2015)

Drugs deliberately introduced to quell desire for liberation of Tamil youth says Wigneswaran (02 Jun 2015)

Unacceptable presence of war criminal soldiers in North-East - CV Wigneswaran (25 May 2015)

Prevalence of drug use raises questions says Wigneswaran (17 May 2015)