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1,733 arrested for various crimes within 24-hours

3 July, 2020

The Police had arrested 1,733 suspects over various crimes including the possession of narcotics, firearms and explosives during islandwide raids conducted within 24-hour period between 12am July 1 till 12am on July 2, according to the police media division.

Accordingly, 239suspects were arrested with 229g and 586 mg of heroin, 2kg 550mg and 43g of cannabis was seized and 199 suspects were arrested. Further, 10mg of Ice were seized during this period and one suspect was arrested.  

Meanwhile, Five suspects have been arrested over the possession of weapons and firearms.

Another 345 suspects were arrested by the police during this period for engaging in the distilling of illicit liquor and 6,128 litres of illicit brew were taken into custody.

In addition, the police had also arrested 306 suspects who had arrest warrants issued against them while another 638 suspects were arrested over various other crimes, the Police Media Division said.

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