Five-acre cannabis chena raided | Sunday Observer

Five-acre cannabis chena raided

The Matara - Tangalle drug detection bureau has raided a five-acre cannabis chena inside the Lunugamwehera national sanctuary and destroyed a consignment of cannabis plants worth several billion rupees.

The raid was conducted on a tip-off. The owner of the cannabis chena, a resident of Thanamalwila has fled the area while a labourer has been taken into custody along with a firearm.

The suspect has been handed over to the Lunugamweehera police for further investigations.