Two persons have been arrested in Medawachchiya area over possession of Kerala Cannabis.
Police have recovered 142.8 kg of Kerala Cannabis from their possession, reports said.
Based on a tip-off sent by the Navy, the Police on a joint raid with the Army had apprehended the two suspects who at the time had arrived at the Medawachchiya checkpoint by a car yesterday (22).
According to the Navy, the stock of Kerala Cannabis was packed into 66 parcels.
The two suspects, 50 each, were identified to be residents of Anuradhapura area.
The Police said further investigations are being conducted on this matter.