Prison Sergeant arrested with heroin at Welikada prison

Following the arrest the locker used by the Prison Sergeant in the Welikada Prison was searched and approximately Rs 85,000 in cash and two mobile phones were found inside. A Prison Sergeant was arrested while he had allegedly attempted to smuggle 20 grams of heroin into the Welikada Prison.It was reported that the heroin haul was found when the Prison Sergeant was searched by Welikada prisons officers at the prison entrance on suspicion.