Millions-worth bank account belonging to suspect linked to drug dealers suspended

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The bank account worth millions, which belonged to the suspect who was arrested in Minuwangoda area over links with drug dealers, has been suspended.

According to preliminary investigations, transactions amounting to Rs. 120 million had been carried out through this account within last year.

Acting on a tip-off received by the Minuwangoda Police, the suspect was taken into custody recently and Rs. 30 million was found in his bank account at the time.

A senior police officer said the suspect, in his confession, had divulged that the money in his account was acquired through drug dealing activities.

The police have obtained permission to detain the suspect and his bank account has since been frozen.

Further investigations revealed that the suspect also had ties with infamous drug dealers operating overseas.

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