Over 2,000 arrested for various crimes within 24-hours | Sunday Observer

Over 2,000 arrested for various crimes within 24-hours

13 July, 2020
The Police had arrested 2025 suspects over various crimes including the possession of narcotics, firearms and explosives during island-wide raids conducted within 24-hour period between 12am July 11 till 12am on July 12, according to the police media division.
Accordingly, 235 suspects were arrested with 324g and 500mg of heroin, 1kg 237mg and 317g of cannabis was seized and 169 suspects were arrested. Further, 76g and 385mg of Ice were seized during this period and 10 suspects were arrested.
Meanwhile, three suspects have been arrested over the possession of weapons and firearms.
Another 360 suspects were arrested by the police during this period for engaging in the distilling of illicit liquor and 4848 litres of illicit brew were taken into custody.
In addition, the police had also arrested 410 suspects who had arrest warrants issued against them while another 838 suspects were arrested over various other crimes, the Police Media Division said.