Police seize Rs. 100Mn in assets from Sri Lankan drug traffickers

The Illegal Assets and Properties Investigation Division of the Sri Lanka Police has confiscated assets and land belonging to prominent drug traffickers ‘Kudu Roshan,’ ‘Kavidu Maduranga,’ and ‘Hettiarachchige’s Sriyai’, valued at over Rs. 100 million. 

The operation, codenamed ‘Yukthiya,’ targeted individuals involved in various illegal activities.

Acting Inspector General of Police (IGP) Deshabandu Tennakoon revealed that the seized items include a luxury jeep valued at Rs. 33 million, a van worth Rs. 13 million, two cars valued at Rs. 14 million, and a three-wheeler valued at Rs. 01 million.

Meanwhile, the Public Security Ministry disclosed that lands and properties, estimated at Rs. 45 million and located in Thalagala, Malabe, and Ja-Ela, believed to be owned by traffickers engaged in illegal activities, were also confiscated as part of the comprehensive operation.